Combahee Bank Lightship Station History

Calibogue Sound, 1855-1869

Location & historical notes: South Carolina, in the entrance to Calibouge Sound about 0.7 miles off the south end of Hilton Head Island and 2.6 miles and 204 degrees from the present Harbor Town Light.  The station served as a guide for passing between Grenadier and Barrett Shoals.  The station was replaced by the Daufuskie Island Range Lights which have since been discontinued.

Lightships assigned:

1855-1869: "K " (The only lightship to occupy this station)

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