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USLHT Warrington

Lighthouse Tender:

  • Built in 1868 as Henry Warrington by J. M. Jones Shipyard, Detroit, Michigan
  • Purchased by the Lighthouse Board in January 1870
  • Commissioned USLHT Warrington in 1871
  • Decommissioned in 1910
  • Sold in 1910 to the Hines Lumber Company of Chicago, IL
  • Ran aground 21 August 1911 during a storm near Charlevoix, Michigan and after being pounded by the storm-driven waves, was considered a complete loss.


  • Displacement 410 t.
    1871 - 300 t.
    1900 - 257 t.
    1906 - 410 t.
    1907 - 244 t.
  • Length 260'
    1871 - 152'
  • Beam 25' 6"
    1871 - 25'
  • Draft 12' 6"
    1871 - 8'
  • Complement 20 (1907)
    1911 - 12
  • Propulsion: One 400bhp steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Warrington 142k Lighthouse Establishment photo from U.S. Lighthouse Society website John Spivey
    Warrington 109k National Archives photo Seeing the Light - Lighthouses of the Western Great Lakes

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    Coast Guard history entry located on the USCG Historian's Office website
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