Le Havre III


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Karl agre jul 18 2011

 

ex "Dyck"

- active lightship from 1935 until 1983 -

 

 

Technical data

 

Length: 42,50 m

Beam: 6,25 m
Draught: 4,60 m
Displacement: 523 tons

 

 

Year of construction: 1935

Shipyard: FCM in Havre-Graville, France

Material: steel
Elevation: 15 m
Range: 17 sm
Crew: 8 men changing every 15 days

History

1935


commissioned

1935-1939


Dunkerque station

1939-1945


during WWII withdrawn and sent to La Pallice

1949-1981


Le Havre station

1981


sent for automation

1981-1983


Le Havre station

1986



museum vessel in the Musée Maritime et Portuaire, Hangar 22, Quai de Norvège, in Le Havre, France. Have you ever seen this kind of foghorn?

Summer 2000



the lightship is still afloat but not open to the public

 

April 2005

Restoration of the lightship for 120,000 Euros.

If someone has news, I would be grateful for an e-mail.