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United States Lightship Museum Inc

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Museums

Mission: To preserve nantucket ligthtship lv-112 as a museum and floating learning center open to the general public. Lv-112 is a national historic landmark and national treasure that is berthed in boston harbor (homeport)

Programs: Restore the shipboard electrical including auxiliary and main light beacons, the compressed air system, radio beacon antenna structure on the fore and main masts of the nantucket lightship lv-112

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The U.S. Lightship Museum (USLM) owns Nantucket Lightship/LV-112, a National Historic Landmark and National Treasure. I applaud their perseverance and challenging efforts for helping to rescue a very important historic United States maritime treasure. The USLM is comprised entirely of volunteers and is restoring/preserving LV-112 to reopen as a museum and floating learning center, for the general public (especially underserved and at risk youths) to learn from and enjoy.

The USLM started LV-112's restoration in 2010 and has made remarkable progress. They have completed 50% of the famous ship's restoration with the assistance of professional shipyard contractors. The faster they can raise funding from donors, the faster they can complete their restoration goals. Moreover, this is a very worthy cause to support and I am glad that I can help.