National Register of Historic Places in Alameda County

National Register #89002462: Lightship Relief
Lightship Relief and Fireboat Sea-Wolf
  National Register #89002462: Lightship Relief Lightship Relief
29 April 2012
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National Register #89002462
Lightship Relief
Oakland Estuary in Brooklyn Basin
Built 1950

Built in 1950 and originally associated with the Overfalls lightship station off the Delaware coast, WAL-605 was subsequently sent to the Pacific to serve at the significant Blunts Reef station on the northern California coast. She ended her career as the Relief lightship, serving as a replacement vessel at all Pacific Coast stations. WAL-605 is representative of the end of more than a century and a half of American lightship operation.

National Register Statement of Significance for Lightship WAL-605

Lightship Relief is also California Historical Landmark 1036.

The San Francisco Bay Area Maritime Trail

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