The Cuckolds Lighthouse: A Challenge to All Except the Mariner

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The historical significance of the Cuckolds ledge in Maine dates back to 1874. Located at the entrance of Boothbay Harbor, a busy East Coast port, this seven-acre, fifteen-foot-high rock ledge was easily hidden at night and by ocean waves, fog, or snowstorms. Initially it was outfitted with a tripod and day-board, then a fog signal station, and finally a lighthouse. When the power of automation replaced the knowledge and skill of the traditional lighthouse keeper, the Cuckolds Lighthouse was left on its own to battle the ...

The Cuckolds Lighthouse: A Challenge to All Except the Mariner 2007, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9780595416899

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