TWIXT SAND AND SEA
The Little Red Lightship that brought a Big Aircraft
Carrier to a Stop -
A short Story
- A short Story
Crewmen of LV 116 (Chesapeake Lightship) Oral Histories - Link to Coast Guard Historians web page. Life on a Lightship transcribed from oral tapes by Seamond Ponsart Roberts.
The Warship Swiftsure by Jim Gill - [1,457 words] - Mr. Gill would like anybody reading this who can amplify and verify what the LV-113 did during WWII to communicate with him. He can be contacted by email at email@example.com - Jack
Lost on Voyages to Nowhere by W.R. Ehrman [2496 words] - From "We’ve Been There" ©Esther Stormer - 1992 - A lengthily article dealing with the loss of certain lightships.
The Little Red Ship by Jim Gill - [6058 words] - Life on a Lightship.
I Incoming Vessel On A Crash Course by Rick Bennett - [1473 words] - A lightship sailor fears two things at sea and on station; a storm that would engulf the small ship, and a collision.
· The Lightship - by Guy G. Robbins - [199 words] - A tribute in verse to the Vineyard Lightship which went down with all hands during a hurricane.
· Lightships - by Ralph H. Davis - [235 words] - A foghorn sounds from the past.
· Lighthouses with Wet Basements by Charles W Lindenberg - [1936 words] - A descriptive account of a new seaman's experience on a lightship. More historical an account than most tales.
· Link To Save Nantucket Site – Help Save Nantucket Lightship from the Scrapyard.