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11 July 2013

New Life for Lightship No. 83 ?

Vintage Photo of Lightship No. 83
Columbia River Bar, WA.

The 10 July 2013 Seattle Times newspaper brings an account by Jack Broom and photos of Northwest Seaport plans for preservation of Lightship No. 83, now called the SWIFTSURE.
Here is a link.

From the Seattle Times 10 July 2013.

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