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10289b. (photo) U.S. Lighthouse Service Tender Crocus c.1931.

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10289b. (photo) U.S. Lighthouse Service Tender Crocus c.1931.

10289b. (photo) U.S. Lighthouse Service Tender Crocus c.1931. Clear, close original 4 ¾” x 6 ¼” press photo shows great detail of the Lighthouse Tender Crocus at Detroit. The Crocus was built in 1903 as an Inspector’s tender for the Tenth Lighthouse District, serving out of Buffalo, NY. By the 1930’s her homeport had been changed to Detroit. Photo shows great detail of the tender, covered in ice as she returns to the buoy dock. Great detail including officers on the bridge and seaman on deck. Note the bronze lighthouse insignia on the bow. Photo is b/w and includes date October 23, 1930 and credit line or description on back. ( VG+). $74.