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Click below to learn what sixth boro lighthouse commissioned in 1886 had a beacon 305 feet above the water.  A final clue:  the mystery lighthouse was functioning a full 30 years before the lighthouse below at Jeffreys Hook was.

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Click here to see George’s foto of the Little Red Lighthouse.  And the beacon up at 304 feet, why it was atop our Lady of the Harbor. Can you place the red lighthouse below?  Answer at end.

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Thanks to Joel Milton for the fotos of the lights of the Lower New York Bay:  Romer Shoal and

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West Bank.

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And thanks to Tom Mann for the fotos of Boston Light in the foreground  and Graves Light distance, and for

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this shot of Minot’s Ledge off Cohassett.

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Mystery light is Grand Haven Light in western Michigan.

An unforgettable lighthouse collage appears as cover art for Howard Norman’s dark novel  The Bird Artist.  Here’s the cover and a synopsis.

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Graves of Arthur Kill

Click to order your copy of Graves of Arthur Kill, by Gary Kane and Will Van Dorp. 3Fish Productions.

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Tale of Two Marlins

Blue Marlin spent 600+ hours loading tugs and barges in NYC Sixth Boro. Click on image for presentation made to NY Ship Lore and Model Club, July 25, 2011.

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