United States lightship LV-117

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Name: Nantucket Lightship LV117
Operator: United States Lighthouse Service
Builder: Charleston Drydock & Machine Co
Cost: $274,434
($NaN in modern dollars)
Launched: 1931
Out of service: 1934
Fate: Sunk in collision
General characteristics
Type: Lightvessel
Length: 135 feet 3 inches (41.22 m)
Beam: 30 feet 0 inches (9.14 m)
Draft: 13 feet 0 inches (3.96 m)
Speed: 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)

The Nantucket Lightship LV-117 was a lightvessel of the United States Lighthouse Service, operating off of Nantucket Shoals. She was operated for only three years, from 1931 to 1934, before she was sunk in a collision with the RMS Olympic, the sister-ship of the RMS Titanic. Seven of the eleven crew members on board at the time of the sinking were killed.