There is; both lighthouse and foghorn, to guide ships in the channel
bordering the Salvages.
(Link has both a picture of the lighthouse, and a section of the
nautical chart showing the Little and Dry Salvages.)
(Channeling Rickard this morning)
At 3:49 AM -0800 1/17/09, Peter Montgomery wrote:
>If they are the hazard they are claimed to be,
>it is curious there is not a fog horn or some other
>automatic warning marker.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 2:20 AM
>Subject: Re: The Dry Salvages - what's in a name?
>> > Incidentally. Nancy mentions that Eliot had himself sailed off the coast
>> > of New England. Were those rocks more dangereous in heading out to sea
>> > or in returning? Probably irrelevant, but I'm looking for something to
>> > support Peter's speculation on old vs new world culture. Do the rocks
>> > represent more of a danger for one returning to the new or leaving the
>> > new world?
>> I'm not sure of the currents around there but I see returning to port
>> as more dangerous. On departure in a fog you would know the rocks are
>> there and close by. On return you would be tired and not sure where
>> they were.
> > Rick Parker
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