Floating Instrument Platform (FLIP)

  What do you think a lighthouse keeper would do if he spotted this floating on the ocean in front of his lighthouse? My first reaction would be to run and call for help! This article came from the Military Photography website on Facebook with credit to  Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  Launched in 1962, the […]

Travel – Maine Open Lighthouse Day

I do not usually promote Facebook, but I discovered today a page for lighthouse enthusiasts – Maine Open Lighthouse Day. The Facebook page is located here. The notification of this event was from the Sun Journal website: Open Lighthouse Day set for Sept. 17  Published on Saturday, Sep 3, 2011 at 12:12 am | Last […]

VIDEO-The Lighthouse and the Aircraft Carrier

This is based on an actual radio conversation between a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier (U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln) and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in October, 1995. (The radio conversation was released by the Chief of Naval Operations on 10/10/95 authorized by the Freedom of Information Act.)  Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the […]