The Travels of Tug 44

Lightship Frying Pan

Built in 1929, Lightship No. 115, also known as Lightship Frying Pan, was on duty as a floating lighthouse at Frying Pan Shoals off Cape Fear, NC until her retirement in 1965. Abandoned, she eventually sank and sat on the bottom at a pier, and was then raised after 3 years and refurbished. She is now offered for parties and meetings at the Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.

Another view of the Lightship Frying Pan. That's a barge mooring ball in the foreground.

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