A century ago, an icy end to Cross Rip Lightship

Posted 1/13/18

The frigid weather of late brings to mind one of the saddest of all New England sea ice sagas, the loss one century ago this winter of the Cross Rip Lightship (LV-6).

The Cross Rip, one of several …

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