Images of Nobska Lighthouse Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Images of Lighthouse ‘Nobska Light’ at Woods Hole, Cape Cod

Year Station Established: 1829                                                                                  Year Present Tower Built: 1876                                                                                         Year Automated: 1985

Location: Nobska Rd., Falmouth, Massachusetts
                                                           Coordinates: 41°30′59″N 70°39′27″W
Area: 2.1 acres (0.85 ha)

Architectural Style: Italianate, Federal Revival                                                                NRHP Referece No: 87001483

Construction Materials: Cast iron with brick lining
                                                             Auxiliary Buildings Still Standing: 1876 keeper’s house, oil house, storage building, radio beacon house.

Tower Height: 40 feet
                                                                                                        Height of Focal Plane: 87 feet                                                                                        Earlier Optic: Fifth-order Fresnel lens
                                                                                Present Optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens (1888)

Characteristic: Flashing white every six seconds with a red sector                                   Fog Signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds                                                                         Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.

In April 2016 the Town of Falmouth was granted a license by the Coast Guard to care for the light station property.  A nonprofit, the Friends of Nobska Light, has been formed.

Nobska Light, originally called Nobsque Light, also known as Nobska Point Light is a lighthouse located at the division between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound in Woods Hole, Massachusetts on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It overlooks Martha’s Vineyard and Nonamesset Island. The light station was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Nobska Point Light Station in 1987.

Visitor Information: The tower and dwelling are not opened to the public currently, but Friends of Nobska Light plans to open them in the future. The lighthouse is owned by the Town of Falmouth. Grounds open, dwelling/tower closed.


Credit: various sources including Wikipedia, National Register of Historic Places, Massachusetts Lighthouses, Friends of Nobska Light. Images Credit:  Karatzas Images


To view additional images of the Nobska Light taken in the afternoon autumn sun, please visit our blog by clicking here!


To visit the official page of the Nobska Light, please visit the “Friends of Nobska Light”, please click here, and please consider DONATING to this 501(c)(3) non-profit organization!


Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Light still on! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Light still on! Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light in chilly early morning in spring. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Nobska Light gloating in the early morning sun. Image credit: Karatzas Images

 

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Images of Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ Entering the Majuro Lagoon

MV ‘Hikari 1’ Entering the Majuro Lagoon, Marshall Islands
Reefer Fish Carrier, 199,900 cu.ft., built in 2003

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Fuji 1, Fuji. Launch Name was Fuji. Call Sign YJVY7, IMO Number 9293313. Built at Kyokuyo Shipyard, Vanuatu Flagged, NKK Classed, Length Overall of 120.75 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 112.90 m., Draught of 6.90 m., Moulded Depth of 10.00 m.,, Beam of 16.60 m., Gross Tonnage of 4,520, MAN B. & W. Engine, Speed of 14.50 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 5,300, Bunker Capacity of 1,182 Unspec.  Additional description of the Vessel from the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission can be found here.

VESSEL’S OWNERS / MANAGERS: Kyoei Kaiun Kaisha Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Reefer Capacities of 5,660 cu.m. and 199,900 cu.ft., 4 Holds, 4 Hatches, Minimum Temperature of -50 degrees Celsius, 8 Derrick(s) with a safe working load of 5 tonnes SWL.

MAIN ENGINES & PROPULSION: 1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 6L35MC6.1 – 2-stroke 6-cyl. 350mm x1050mm bore/stroke 3,900mkW total at 193rpm. 1 x Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 193rpm.

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – seen here in the background – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – seen here in the background – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands – for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Bow detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Stern detail. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Seen here among tuna purse seiner fishing vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Reefer Fish Carrier MV ‘Hikari 1’ (appr. 200,000 cu.ft capacity) entering the Majuro Lagoon in the Marshall Islands for trans-shipment of tuna fish from tuna purse seiner vessels. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Feedership Containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ in the Port of Piraeus

MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ (Ex-name: AFL New England)
700-teu Fully Cellular Containership, built in 1996                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are AFL New England, Hohesand, Hohebank, Susan Borchard, Pentland. Launch Name was Hohebank. Call Sign 5BSJ3, IMO Number 9134153. Built at J. J. Sietas, Cyprus Flagged, DNV GL Classed, Ice Strengthened E Class. Length Overall of 121.35 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 114.90 m., Draught of 6.70 m., Beam of 18.20 m., Moulded Depth of 8.30 m., Tonnage of 3,999 International Net and 7,110 Dwt (long). Gross Tonnage of 6,360, Design S160 Feeder by JJ Sietas, MAN Diesel & Turbo Engine, Speed of 16.50 kts at 23.00 tonnes per day, Horsepower of 7,100.

VESSEL OWNERS: Mestex Shipping & Trading Ltd. Operators are Blue Ice Navigation.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Teu Capacities of 700 Total, 380 Homogeneous and 200 Reefer, 4 Holds, 3 Hatches. 100 x Sockets, Reefer, No Cargo Gear.

MAIN ENGINE: 1 x Diesel – MAN Diesel & Turbo 8L40/54 – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 400mm x540mm bore/stroke 5,222mkW total at 550rpm.

AUXILIARY: 2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Caterpillar 3408-DITA – 4-stroke 8-cyl. 137mm x 152mm bore/stroke 640mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s), 1 x Emergency Gen – Caterpillar 3304-DIT – 4-stroke 4-cyl. 120mm x 152mm bore/stroke 80mkW total at 1,800rpm driving 1 x AC generator(s).

PROPULSOR: 1 x CP Propeller (Aft Centre) (mechanical), 188rpm. 1 Variable Pitch Propellor.

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Too much smoking in Greece. Gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ in the background getting ready for docking in the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Beloved design S160 by JJ Sietas, gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ entering the Port of Piraeus on a sunny winter day. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Heavy smokers in the Port of Piraeus. Hopefully one day will manage to get up with higher fuel standards. Gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ getting docked in Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Gearless feeder containership MV ‘WEC Majorelle’ pushed against the dock by harbor tug. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Images of Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’ entering the Port of Piraeus

Car Carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’ at Port of Piraeus
3,500-ceu Pure Car Carrier Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo

VESSEL DETAILS: Launch Name was Neptune Galene. Call Sign SVBX5, IMO Number 9668491.Built at Hyundai Mipo, Greece Flagged, DNV Classed, Length Overall of 169.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 158.00 m., Draught of 8.70 m., Beam of 28.00 m., Gross Tonnage of 37,600. Moulded Depth of 30.60 m., Tonnage of 11,280 International Net and 11,080 Dwt (long).

VESSEL OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Neptune Lines Shipping & Managing Enterprises S.A.,Greece. Website: http://www.neptunelines.com.

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 3,500 Cars, Lane Length of 850.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s) with a Width of 7.00 m. and a maximum load of 120 tonnes, 1 Quarter Ramp(s).

MAIN ENGINE:  1 x Diesel – MAN B. & W. 7S50ME-C8.2 – 2-stroke 7-cyl. 500mm x2000mm bore/stroke 11,620mkW total at 127rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES:  2 x Aux. Diesel Gen – Himsen 6H21/32 – 4-stroke 6-cyl. 210mm x 320mm bore/stroke 2,100mkW total at 720rpm driving 2 x AC generator(s) at 60Hz.


MV NEPTUNE GALENE 1 BMK_2624 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 2 BMK_2665 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 3 BMK_2711 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 4 BMK_2732 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 5 BMK_2765 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 6 BMK_2776 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 7 BMK_2754 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 8 BMK_2799 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 9 BMK_2808 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 10 BMK_2838 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 11 BMK_2714 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.

MV NEPTUNE GALENE 12 BMK_2697 @

Built in 2014 at Hyundai Mipo, Korea, small car carrier MV ‘Neptune Galene’, with anthropomorphically decorated bow, entering the Port of Piraeus under a summer’s sunset. Image credit: Karatzas Images.


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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

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