What
  • Daymarks
  • Fog signals
  • Lighthouse Service
  • Lighthouses
  • Lightvessels
  • Museums
  • Points of interest
  • Shore stations
Where
LV18 Harwich

LV18 was built in 1958, serving on the St Gowan station.

LV18 Harwich

The lightvessel was decommissioned in 1995, and in 1997 sold for use in a proposed marina development at Harwich which did not materialise.

LV18 Harwich

From 1999-2007 the lightship was used as the offshore broadcasting base for Radio Caroline, Radio Mi Amigo and Pirate BBC Essex.

LV18 Harwich

In 2008 she featured in the film The Boat that Rocked before being restored and returned to Harwich as a museum of the last manned Trinity House Lightvessel, and wireless museum.

LV18 Harwich

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