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A Lightship Christmas

We thought you might enjoy these videos this holiday season!

British Movietone News – A Christmas tree goes to sea (year unknown)

Together with suitable Christmas fare, it’s put aboard a small fishing boat at Eastbourne for a seven mile trip to the lightship “Royal Sovereign.”

Lonely Lightship’s Christmas – BFI National Archive (1922)

Father Florey of the Seamens’ Mission carries cheer to the crew of the Lynn Well Lightship 40 miles out in the North Sea.

British Movietone News – Christmas supplies are delivered to the Tongue Lightship (year unknown)

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