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Fourth Great Lakes Lighthouse Expedition (By Boat!)

August 1, 1988
Lake Michigan

August 1, 1988, Monday

6:30 am
Woke up. Packed lunches and left R. Carter’s cottage at Torch Lake for Charlevoix with Four Winns boat.
8:40 am
Left Torch Crest Marina.
9:30 am
Left boat marina in Charlevoix.
9:45 am
Picture of Charlevoix Light from water. Using charts and compass we headed north and spotted Skilagalle Light at 10:40. We got close enough at 10:55 to take pictures. From there we could spot Gray’s Reef and Waugoshance. At 11:22 we were at Gray’s Reef Light for pictures. It had a red flashing light and the horn was sounding. At 11:46 we were at White Shoal Light – it’s a red and white candy stripe but the red is faded. At 12:00 we were taking pictures of Waugoshance. This one has a bird cage top. It is also to be torn down.
1:45 pm
Back in the channel at Charlevoix. We had a picnic at a park near the boat launch.
3:30 pm
Back at the cottage.

Trip Totals: 5 Lighthouses, ? miles, 1 day.

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Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey
Conceived and Developed by David S. Carter
Photographs by Donald W. Carter
Text by Diana K. Carter & David S. Carter

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