02 September 2015

• The Cornfield Lightship

“Storms, wind, fog, ice, shifting sands make normally calm Long Island Sound surprisingly treacherous for commercial shipping and pleasure boats. This was recognized many years ago at a point known as the Long Sand Shoal off Cornfield Point in Old Saybrook.

”To guide ships past this sand bank, a lightship with a fixed white reflector light and a fog signal with an alternating bell and horn was first stationed there in 1856.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: ShorelineTimes

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