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Record #:
12827
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Stationed some thirty miles southeast of Southport, the 133-foot long, 30-foot wide, lightship that marks Frying Pan Shoals is set to be replaced. Complimented by ten seamen, the lightship guards the mouth of the Cape Fear River, alerting coastwise ships of the treacherous shoals nearby.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 13, Nov 1960, p9-10, il
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Record #:
35812
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Many articles are written about NC’s series of lighthouses, but keepers often not mentioned. In this instance, the spotlight was placed on the person who kept the beacon burning. Highlighted were details of lighthouse keeper life and later work experience aboard a lightship. Also mentioned were the seven lighthouses where he worked, such as Cape Charles on Smith Island and Cape Lookout off of Harkers Island.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p6
Record #:
35575
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A long running lightship found a new job by serving as a monument to a lifestyle gone by. How it became a cultural record for Southport, its final harbor: being converted into a museum.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Aug/Sept 1973, p14-15
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38124
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It’s actually a replica of the lighthouse built in 1886 and copies the screw-pile design of the original. However, the Roanoke River Lighthouse in Plymouth reveals a genuine interest in and truth about the lifeways of an earlier time in Eastern North Carolina. Included is a timeline for that’s representative of both this lighthouse and the time period in which it was constructed.