My Sunday Photo – The Gull Lightship

The Gull Lightship

The Gull Lightship as it’s known locally or Lightship No.38 is possibly one of the second oldest lightships in Europe. I’ve been taking pictures of this since we moved to the area and still love capturing it whenever we walk along the river.

 

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13 comments

    I'm not sure what a lightship is (off to google im a minute) but that is a fab picture. There are several wrecked boats that can be seen along the Severn when the tide is out, but I doubt they are as old as what I am guessing your boat is xx #mysundayphoto Tracey Abrahams recently posted...New Theme: Twenty SeventeenMy Profile

    Tracey Abrahams | 1 year ago Reply

      I think it's around 200ish years old.. brain is working today 😂 https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/history-on-river-thames/gull-lightvessel-38 may mention it here xx

      RelentlesslyPurple | 1 year ago Reply

    What a wonderful sight, I'm going to Google what a lightship is too Happy Easter and thank you for linking up Darren Coleshill recently posted...#MySundayPhoto - Easter WeekendMy Profile

    Darren Coleshill | 1 year ago Reply

    That is really amazing.
    #MySundayPhoto

    Tamar Strauss-Benjamin | 1 year ago Reply

    I never realised such a thing existed. What a lovely capture. #MySundayPhoto

    Verily Victoria Vocalises | 1 year ago Reply

      I hadn't until I moved here. After further research I found out some fascinating facts about lightships :) x

      RelentlesslyPurple | 1 year ago Reply

    Great photo. I'd love to stumble across something like this one day. #mysundayphoto Cath - BattleMum recently posted...Our Visit to Chester Zoo – A Great Family Day OutMy Profile

    Cath - BattleMum | 1 year ago Reply

    That looks an amazing old structure! Great photo 🙂

    Lisa from Lisa's Life | 1 year ago Reply

    Oh wow! Amazing having that on your doorstep. I’ve off to google what it is 🙂

    Tara | 1 year ago Reply

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