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Name: Lightship LV605 (Relief)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Oakland , California, United States

Location: Jack London Square.

Managing Organization:
U.S. Lighthouse Society

Telephone: 510-272-0544


This vessel was built at the Rice Brothers Shipyard in Boothbay, Maine. It served as the Overfalls (Delaware) Lightship 1951-59, then served at Blunts Reef, off Cape Mendocino, California, 1959-69. It became the "Relief" Lightship in 1969. It became the property of the U.S. Lighthouse Society in 1986. It is designated as a National Historic Landmark.

Description of Tower: Red steel-hulled two-masted lightship, 158 feet long, beam 30 feet.

This light is not operational

Date Present Tower Built: 1950

Date Deactivated: 1975

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lightship is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.


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