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Portsmouth Lightship Museum

Portsmouth Lightship
  • 2 High Street
  • Portsmouth, VA  23704
  • Phone: (757) 393-8591
  • Fax: (757) 393-8244
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Built in 1915, the Lightship Portsmouth served for 48 years at sea. In 1964, she retired to Portsmouth and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989. Now a museum, the Lightship Portsmouth gives a first-hand experience of life aboard a lightship.
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