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the buoy remained in service for the duration of the war. The buoy was originally equipped with a flashing white light which was removed the following year, as the lantern was damaged in hoisting the buoy. Naval authorities recommended that the light be removed as it was not needed in the capacity in which the buoy was operating.

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(left) CONVERTED
CAN BUOY WITH RE-
FLECTORS FOR RADAR
CALIBRATION. RE-
FLECTORS INSTALLED
BY NAVY ON COAST
GUARD
BUOY. THIS
IS TYPE OF SPECIAL
BUOY INSTALLED AT
BLAKE ISLAND.

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(right) BLAKE ISLAND RADAR CALIBRA-
TION BUOY ON STATION. WALLACE AND
TIERNAN
LIGHTING EQUIPMENT AND RE-
FLECTORS INSTALLED ON REGULAR FIRST
CLASS CAN. SMALL FLAG FACILITATED
BUOY BEING SIGHTED MORE READILY BY
TOWING BOAT OPERATORS.

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