Location & historical notes: Rhode Island, in upper Narragansett Bay off Hog Island Shoal at the junction of Narragansett Bay and Mount Hope Bay.  The station was replaced by the Hog Island Shoal Lighthouse.  A buoy marked this location as early as 1838 and remained there until replaced by a floating light at this approximate position, privately maintained by the Old Colony Steamboat Company during the period 1866-1885, at which time the U.S. Government established the lightship station.

Lightships assigned:

1885-1901: LV-12 (ex-LV-22 )

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