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Name: Lightship (Fyrskib) 11  

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Nearest Town or City:
Copenhagen, , Denmark

Location: Frederiksholm Canal in Copenhagen.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

In its active days, this vessel served 1878-1882 at the Horns Rev station, 1884 at the Kobbergrund station, 1890-1903 at the Gedser Rev station, 1904-1911 at the Anholt Knob station, 1911-1916 at the Læsø Rende station, 1916-1918 at the Gilleleje Falk N station, and 1919-1977 at the Drogden station. After decomissioning, it was sold into private ownership. It has been used as a houseboat in recent years. As of May 2004 it was again for sale; email for information.

Description of Tower: 115-foot lightship; hull is oak above the waterline and copper below; light tower amidships.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Deactivated: 1977

Current Use: Privately owned.

Open To Public? No.


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