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Photographer:Frank Behrends [View profile]Title:Light Vessel 9 - TERSCHELLINGERBANKAdded:May 29, 2007
Photo Category: Wrecks & Relics
former lightship Terschellingerbank Lichtschip no. 9
seen in the harbour of Walsoorden on 15.04.2007

lightship 1933 - 1979
Position as Terschellingerbank 1933-1960: 53 27' North, 4 52' East
Position as Terschellingerbank 1960-1979: 53 29,5' North, 5 08' East

Technical data
Length: 42,60 m
Beam: 7,67 m
Draft: 2,82 m
Displacement: 424 t
Shipyard: Rijkswerf Willemsoord, Den Helder, Netherlands
Year of construction: 1933
Illumination: 4000-watt lightbulb
Elevation: 20 m
Anchor: mushroom anchor
Crew: 14 men

06.09.1933 commissioned initially for Terschellingerbank station
09/1933-03/1940 Terschellingerbank station
1945-1948 during WW II the lightship was sunk by English airplanes.
1948 raised and completely restored at the Rijkswerf Willemsoord in Den Helder
1948 commissioned again
04.12.1948-01.11.1971 Terschellingerbank station
1971 reserve lightship
1972-12.09.1978 alternating with lichtschip no. 12 at the Noord-Hinder station
12.09.1978-07.11.1978 Noord-Hinder station
1979 decommissioned and used as a kiosk ship in Walsoorden
1984 the latern mast is used as a landmark in the yacht harbour of Monnickendam
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