Lightships and Lighthouses
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Lightships and Lighthouses

By Frederick A. Talbot
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Table of Contents
  • LIGHTSHIPS AND LIGHTHOUSES
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I THE ORIGIN OF THE LIGHTHOUSE
  • CHAPTER II BUILDING A LIGHTHOUSE
  • CHAPTER III THE LIGHT AND ILLUMINANTS
  • CHAPTER IV FOG-SIGNALS
  • CHAPTER V THE EDDYSTONE LIGHTHOUSE
  • CHAPTER VI SOME FAMOUS LIGHTS OF ENGLAND
  • CHAPTER VII THE BELL ROCK AND SKERRYVORE LIGHTS
  • CHAPTER VIII THE LONELY LIGHTS OF SCOTLAND
  • CHAPTER IX THE FASTNET, THE OUTPOST OF EUROPE
  • CHAPTER X LIGHTHOUSES BUILT ON SAND
  • CHAPTER XI SOME LIGHT PATROLS OF THE FRENCH COAST
  • CHAPTER XII THE GUARDIAN LIGHTS OF CANADA’S COAST
  • CHAPTER XIII THE MINOT’S LEDGE LIGHT
  • CHAPTER XIV THE TILLAMOOK ROCK LIGHT-STATION
  • CHAPTER XV THE COAST LIGHTS OF THE UNITED STATES
  • CHAPTER XVI THE LAMP-POSTS OF THE GREAT LAKES OF NORTH AMERICA
  • CHAPTER XVII THE MOST POWERFUL ELECTRIC LIGHTHOUSES OF THE WORLD
  • CHAPTER XVIII SOME LIGHTHOUSES IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS
  • CHAPTER XIX THE SIGNPOSTS OF THE SANDBANKS
  • CHAPTER XX A FLAMING SENTINEL OF THE MALACCA STRAITS
  • CHAPTER XXI UNATTENDED LIGHTHOUSES
  • CHAPTER XXII FLOATING LIGHTHOUSES
  • CHAPTER XXIII THE LIGHT-KEEPER AND HIS LIFE
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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