Handkerchief Shoal, 1858-1951
Location & historical notes: Massachusetts, located near the eastern end of Nantucket Sound, guarding the extensive Handkerchief Shoal and serving as a reference mark for the western entrance to the Pollock Rip Channel. Moored about 4.5 miles SSW of Monomoy Point and five miles northerly from Great Point Nantucket. The station was replaced by a lighted whistle buoy.
1930-1951: LV-98 / WAL-521
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