I received a tip that the L/S Nantucket (the one owned by the ever plagued National Lighthouse Museum) might be up for sale. At the bargain price of a measly buck, no less. This Boston Globe article
suggests that the ship might be sold if someone can find the way to restore it. Here\'s an interesting thought
on the possibility, suggesting that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts should buy it.
And, here is a post looking for volunteers
to help restore the lightship.
Now, if everyone on the forums would just kick in a grand we could have our own lightship and be able to work on restoration. I can see it now: a beautifully restored lightship with the word "WACKO" in large letter down the side....