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Finngrundet Lightship

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Built in 1903 in Gavle.

Anchored at the Finngrundet banks in the southern Bothnian Sea during the ice-free season. Crew of 8.

In 1927 the paraffin lamps were replaced by an AGA beacon, and this in turn was electrified in 1940. Range of beacon: 11 nautical miles.

Decommissioned and preserved in 1969. Now moored alongside the Vasa Museum (Stockholm)

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