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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
New York Shipbuilding Corp Architect
US Lighthouse Establishment Architect
1907/00/00

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Particulars for AMBROSE (lightship):
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Coast Guard facility
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Area of Significance Social History
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 7th September 1984

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: AMBROSE (lightship)
Registry Address: Pier 16, East River, Manhattan
Registry Number: 84002758
Resource Type: Structure
Owner: Private
Architect: New York Shipbuilding Co.; U.S. Lighthouse Service
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; Local
Area of Significance: Transportation, Politics-government, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1907
Historic Function: Transportation, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Coast Guard facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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