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MV Cape Don Lighthouse Tender

    Crew at work

         Colin Bishop

         Ralph Meakins

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Weather Vanes

The MV Cape Don Crew at Work

Ralph Meakins Collection

 

Maintenance on Bedout Is.

 

 

Photos by Ralph Meakins

 

As the buoy is lowered the chain pays out rapidly, The splash as it lands and is then towed to its exact lat/long position.

Photos by Ralph Meakins

 

A tractor could be brought ashore and be used for transporting building requirements and fuel to the lights position.

 

 

Photos by Ralph Meakins

 

 

 

The workboat is securely held in its davits, carefully lowered and away

 

 

Photos by Ralph Meakins

 

 

See  more of the MV Cape Don Crew at work