Friday, March 6, 2015

Lightship No. 7

Charles Maginley, The Ships of Canada's Marine Services, Vanwell Publishing 2003
This wooden schooner rigged vessel is typical of a late 19th century Canadian lightship. The pre- electricity light burns whale oil and is hoisted up between the masts. The smokestack indicates a boiler- which was only used to power the steam foghorn

No comments: