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Lightship Portsmouth Museum and its collection

Lightship Portsmouth Museum

United States Lightship 101 , now known as Portsmouth as a museum ship, was first stationed at Cape Charles, Virginia . Today she is at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum in Portsmouth, Virginia . Portsmouth never had a lightship station; however, when the vessel was dry docked there as a museum, she took on the pseudonym Portsmouth . A National Historic Landmark , she is one of a small number of surviving lightships.

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Lightship Portsmouth Museum
2 London Street
VA 23704 Portsmouth

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2 London Street, Portsmouth

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