LV 87


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Source of Image: Donna Suchomelly (USA)
Date of Image: July 27th, 2005

 

International Designation Number:

LV 87 / WAL512
 

Vessel Name: 

Ambrose

 

Previous Name/s:
Station: 1908-1932 Station Ambrose Channel
1932-1936 Station Relief
1936-1942 Station Scotland
1942-1944 Examination vessel, stationed at Fort Hancock
1944-1947 Station Vineyard Sound
1947-1962 Station Scotland
De-commissioned: 04.03.1966
Authority:

 

Construction:
Date of Construction: 1907
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, New Jersey, USA
Material: Steam screw; steel hull, wood pilothouse and deckhouses;
2 steel masts, wood spencer on main only; smokestack amidships
Cost: $99,000
Length: 135.5 feet (41.30m)
Depth: 12.9feet (3.90m)
Beam: 29feet (8.80m)
Weight: 683.1ton

 

 

Technical Data:

Elevation:
Range:
Lantern: Cluster of 3 oil lens lanterns raised to each masthead.
Propulsion:
Anchor:
Operational Dates: 1907 till 1966
Crew:

Notes:

Since 04.08.1968 museum vessel in the South Street Seaport Museum in New York, open to the public


Opening hours:
April - September 10am - 6pm
October - March 10am - 5pm, Tuesday closed

Entrance fees:
$5

Visitor address:
South Street Seaport Museum
207 Front Street
New York NY 10038
U.S.A