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Visit Nantucket Lightship/LV-112
The lightship is open on Saturdays from April to October, with special tours also available on other days throughout the year by appointment.
For more information, please email
the USLM by
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Amex Industrial Services, Inc.
Association of Public Safety Communications Officials - Atlantic Chapter
Boston Forge & Welding Corp.
Shipyard & Marina
The Boston Foundation
Burnham Associates, Inc.
California Public Safety Radio Association
Cameron International Corporation
Charitable Adult Rides and
City of Boston
Community Preservation Act
C/J Towing & Recovery
Claflin & Son
Crandall Dry Dock Engineers
Capt. Robertson P. Dinsmore Fund
Donahue, Tucker &
East Boston Foundation
Eastern Bank Charitable
Egan Maritime Institute,
Nantucket Shipwreck &
Friends of the
Boston Harbor Islands
H&H Propeller, Inc.
J. Hewitt Marine
Kelly Automotive Group
H.F. Lenfest Fund
The Lightship Group, LLC
McAllister Towing &
Joe and Pepette Mongrain
National Trust for
New London Maritime Society and Custom House Maritime Museum
The Sail Loft, LLC, Nantucket
Industrial Marine Coatings Division
T & M Services
Town of Oyster Bay,
Long Island, NY
U.S. Coast Guard Lightship Sailors Association
Westerbeke Fishing Gear Co.
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Zuni Maritime Foundation
USS Zuni / USCG Tamaroa
USLM is a member
of the following organizations
Flag of the United States Lighthouse Service
For more information about the U.S. Coast Guard Lightship Sailors Association and the U.S. Lightship Service, click on logo.
Support LV-112 by donating your old car, receive tax deduction
We have teamed with Charitable Auto Resources, Inc. (CARS), to accept vehicle donations across the United States.
Donating your vehicle to the U.S. Lightship Museum is as easy as calling our representative toll-free at 855-500-7433.
For more information,
Celebrate Independence Day on
Boston Harbor Fireworks: July 2
Salute 'Old Ironsides' passing by Nantucket Lightship: July 4
Boston Harbor fireworks as seen from Nantucket/LV-112.
Photo: Steve Gilbert
WHEN: Tuesday, July 2, 7pm to 10pm (fireworks start at nightfall).
WHO'S INVITED: Anyone who wants to reserve a spot and join us on
weather deck, with friends and family, to watch a spectacular fireworks display in Boston's inner harbor.
berth has one of the best views of Boston's vibrant city skyline from the East Boston waterfront.
WHAT TO BRING:
Picnic supper, your favorite beverages, beach/lawn chairs to sit on the decks of
, which will remain at the dock. We'll supply the ship and panoramic view. The ship's powerful rotating light beacon will be activated just before the fireworks begin.
This is a fundraising event for
, for which we still have much restoration work to do; visit our
. The ship's future solely depends on the generous contributions of corporations, private foundations, maritime enthusiasts and individuals such as you.
We request a $25 donation per person. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on
is berthed at the Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, 256 Marginal St., East Boston, MA;
Street parking is available near the shipyard, but it's limited due to holiday volume.
Best option is public transportation. MBTA Subway: take Blue Line to Maverick Station, walk to shipyard/marina (approx. 15 walk),
view walking route
. Water Taxi to Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, stop #68
For more information, contact us via
Just before the fireworks begin, LV-112's main rotating light beacon will be activated. Photo: Ron Janard
You're invited July 4
turnaround voyage from
WHAT: July 4 turnaround voyage of 'Old Ironsides'
USS Constitution, a National Historic Landmark, from the deck of another National Historic Landmark, the
Nantucket Lightship/LV-112. Kicking off Boston's Independence Day celebration, the
USS Constitution will participate in its annual turnaround cruise in Boston Harbor. Named by President George Washington after the Constitution of the United States of America, "Old Ironsides" is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat. Join us on board
Nantucket/LV-112 to celebrate. Our famous lightship, which is berthed on the East Boston waterfront, has one of the best views of this spectacular event. Space is limited to the first 60 people who reserve with a $25 donation (see details below). This also is a chance to tour
Nantucket/LV-112, the largest U.S. lightship ever built.
Thursday, July 4, 10am to 2pm.
Everyone who wants to see these two National Historic Landmark vessels on the same historic day.
WHAT TO BRING: Picnic lunch, your favorite beverages and beach/lawn chairs to sit on the decks of
LV-112, which will remain at the dock. We'll supply the ship and panoramic views.
We want to show you our restoration progress. Plus this is a fundraising event for
, for which we still have much
work to do; visit our
. The ship's restoration currently is solely dependent on the generous contributions of corporations, private foundations, special-interest groups and individuals such as you.
For this spectacular event, we request a $25 donation per person. Space is limited, so make a reservation now for everyone in your family! Purchase tickets on
For more information, contact us via
is berthed at the Boston Harbor Shipyard &
Marina, 256 Marginal St., East Boston, MA;
. Street parking is available near the shipyard, but it's limited due to holiday volume.
Best option is to take public transportation. MBTA Subway: take Blue Line to Maverick Station, walk to marina (approx. 15 minutes);
view walking route.
City Water Taxi to Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina, stop #68,
We look forward to seeing new faces and everyone who has attended in the past, joining us again on board! If you know anyone who did not receive this invitation, please forward this email to them and copy us so we can include them on our mailing list. Thank you.
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For a gift of $1,000 or more, donors will receive a limited-edition, fine-art print of the SS United States passing Nantucket/LV-112, signed by marine artist Gerald Levey
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