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At least 13700 in the world, according to "Lighthouse Directory" lh14.jpg
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This post was edited by 1584austin at 2012-3-22 15:41

It must have been a lonely life as a Keeper{:soso_e101:}

Months on end One or Two Keepers stranded in a cold Lighthouse

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1584austin Post time: 2012-3-22 05:32
It must have been a lonely life as a Keeper

Months on end One or Two Keepers stranded  ...

I guess books were the only entertainment

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Cool pics, love 'em.

Every night I turn the lights on in my house, does that count?

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lotusfly7 Post time: 2012-3-22 16:06
Cool pics, love 'em.

Every night I turn the lights on in my house, does that count?

If you live near a rocky sea edge yes, but you have to stand up and turn em on and off all night.

Or get the Wife to do it would be better

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OK, I give it a whirl this once, if you say.

On . . Off . . On . . Off . . . . . Ooooh shoot, forget it. No fun.

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1584austin Post time: 2012-3-22 16:11
If you live near a rocky sea edge yes, but you have to stand up and turn em on and off all night.
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ABOUT 'TRINITY HOUSE' an authority responsible for Lighthouses and lighthouse vessels throughout England and Wales

The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond[1] is the official General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales and other British territorial waters (with the exception of Scotland, the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland). It is responsible for the provision and maintenance of navigational aids such as lighthouses, lightvessels, buoys and maritime radio/satellite communication systems. Trinity House is also the official deep sea pilotage authority providing expert navigators for ships trading in Northern European waters. It is a non-departmental public body.

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