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Old 26 August 2012, 13:10   #1
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Lightship off Cowes

Anyone know why this is anchored off Cowes and what the history might be?
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Old 26 August 2012, 13:25   #2
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well could be this one:

Trinity House lightvessel No. 22 - LV22 - lv 22

quick google on it and looks like the same ship
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Old 26 August 2012, 13:30   #3
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Not sure no names attached, and the web states"The lightvessel is still in the Trinity House fleet at St. Gowan station " It is on a trinity Buoy mooring which you would expect
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there is a number 22 on it though!
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Video of Lightship

I don't know why it's there but I shot some video of it for the record LIGHTSHIP! - YouTube
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Old 03 September 2012, 16:17   #7
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It replaced the channel LV following a collision earlier in the year
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I went alongside the carrier, I survived and didnt even get shot at!!!
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I went alongside the carrier, I survived and didnt even get shot at!!!
Off-topic, but that's this all about?


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Some of your "good 'ole boys" parked a bloody great aircraft carrier in the Solent a few months back. I think someone pointed out that we are the good guys & not to shoot us......... for a change, as it's impolite to fire on the natives, especially in their own backyard.
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It replaced the channel LV following a collision earlier in the year
You on the helm again???
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