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April 1, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Standing a deadly watch 75 years ago—final hours of Scotch Cap Lighthouse

Chief Sanford broadcast stating “we had been struck by a tidal wave and might have to abandon the station, and that I believed Scotch Cap Lightstation was lost.” He worried that his transmissions might be taken as an April Fool’s joke.