The Lighthouse Keepers

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Coral Coast Publications, 1994 - Lighthouse keepers - 282 pages
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Illustrated personal account of work and life on a Queensland light station - most of which are now unstaffed. Includes a list of 1200 Queensland light-keepers from 1857 to 1994 and the first issue of instructions to light-keepers issued in 1917. The author joined the Commonwealth lighthouse service in 1973 and worked with his wife as light-keepers along the Queensland coast until the destaffing of all Australian lighthouses began in 1982.

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Stuart writes in a delightful and engaging manner. I found this book engrossing and easy to read. The pictures in the book helped present a better view of the lighthouses, and life as a lightkeeper. Read full review

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