Vineyard Sound, 1847-1954

Location & historical notes: Massachusetts, the station marked the north side of the western entrance to Vineyard Sound and was located off the Sow and Pigs rocks, 2.3 miles and 219 degrees from the Cuttyhunk Lighthouse.

The station was often referred to as "Sow and Pigs."

Lightships assigned:

1847-1860: "Z"

1861-1875: LV-7

1875-1876: LV-39

1876-1910: LV-41

1910-1915: LV-90 / WAL-514

1915-1924: LV-41

1924-1944: LV-73 / WAL-503

1944-1947: LV-87 / WAL-512

1947-1954: LV-110 / WAL-532


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