Re: Lighthouse: Aid to Navigation, or Hazard?
If "true", then it would just be a tongue-in-cheek report on how it happened.. interestingly, that's the only image I can find of the 'incident', and of course nowadays 'photos' are proof of nothing.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)