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lightship

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. also light vessel a moored or anchored vessel with a beacon light to warn or guide ships.

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lightship

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. also light vessel a moored or anchored vessel with a beacon light to warn or guide ships.

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lightship

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Normally a vessel without any means of self-propulsion, though in some countries they were, until recently, fitted with engines and moored over navigational hazards such a shoal or bank...

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lightship

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 123 words.

normally a vessel without any means of self-propulsion, though in some countries they were, until recently, fitted with engines and

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lightship

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 19 words.

n. also light vessel a moored or anchored vessel with a beacon light to warn or guide ships.

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Lighthouses and Lightships

Roberto Virzo.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 2256 words.

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Lighthouses and Lightships

Edited by John J. Hattendorf.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 6 words.

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floating light

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A lightship.

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floating light

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 4 words.

a lightship.

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watch buoy

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A buoy moored in the vicinity of lightships, in the days when they were manned, so that those aboard could check that the lightship was not dragging.

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nautophone

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

An electrically operated sound signal of high pitch used in fog, fitted on buoys and lightships.

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