Lightship # 116-538 CHESAPEAKE

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Events and Volunteering 2022
updated  20 September 2022

  Please contact Greg at vol@lightship116-538.org  PRIOR to the scheduled day if you are going to attend a volunteer work day or if you want more info on volunteering on the Lightship.    

 There are some specific projects that we need specialized volunteer help with, they are listed on the Volunteer Projects page in the pull-down menu above for this page. 

The 2022 volunteer work dates for the year are below.  Extra days can be added at short notice.

  2022                  

- December - Saturday the 3rd, Volunteer work day - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.  

- November -  Saturday the 5th, Volunteer work day - 9:15 am to 4:15 pmALSO,  Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day on Lightship CHESAPEAKE. .

- October - Saturday the 8th, visit by family members of the lightships' first Master, Capt Alexander Andersen.  Time is TBD.

 - October - Saturday the 1st, Volunteer work day - 9:15 am to 4:15 pm.  ALSO, Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day on Lightship CHESAPEAKE.

- September - TUESDAY the 20th, Volunteer work day 9:50 am to 2:05 pm. COMPLETED!

 - September - 8th to 13th, MARYLAND FLEET WEEK and FLYOVER BALTIMORE.

  -August - Thursday the 25th, Volunteer work day - 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.  COMPLETED.

     - August 20th + 21st 2022 - the International Lighthouse-Lightship weekend, an annual event managed by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society.  See the web site: https://illw.net/

   - August 7th - NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY  -  By a joint resolution designating this day as "National Lighthouse Day" which was introduced to Congress on April 28, 1988 and signed into public law (No. 100-622) on November 5, 1988 by President Ronald Reagan    Click HERE to see the 2013 US Senate Resolution.    The date of August 7th was selected because on that date in 1789, President George Washington signed the Lighthouse Act of 1789 which transferred ownership and operation of all lighthouses in the U. S. to the federal government.   Click HERE for more info.

     - August 6th + 7th 2022 - the U. S. National Lighthouse-Lightship weekend, an annual event managed by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society.  See the web site: https://arlhs.com/events/national-lighthouse-lightship-week-nllw/

-August - Saturday the 6th, Volunteer work day - 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. COMPLETED

- July - Saturday the 23rd, Volunteer work day - 8:35 am to 12:40 pm.  COMPLETED

- June - Wednesday the 15th -Additional Vol work day - 9:45 am to 2:15 pm. COMPLETED.

- June - Saturday the 4th, Volunteer work day - 8:50 am to 3:25 pm.  COMPLETED. Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day. No Chapter volunteers.

 - May - Saturday the 26th, Volunteer work day - 9:45 am to 2:50 pm.  COMPLETED.

  - May 22nd Sunday - National Maritime Day  click HERE for more info.

 - May - Saturday the 21st, Volunteer work day - 8:50 am to 2:50 pm.  COMPLETED.  Chesapeake Chapter, US Lighthouse Society Volunteer Work Day.     No Chapter volunteers.   It was a VERY hot day, so we wrapped up early.

 - April Saturday the 16th, Volunteer work day - 9:00 am to 3 pmCOMPLETED

 - April Saturday the 9th, Volunteer work day - 9:00 am to 2:45 pm.  COMPLETED

  - March -  Lightship is CLOSED.  No volunteer work day.

  - February -  Lightship is CLOSED.  No volunteer work day.

  - January -  Lightship is CLOSED.  No volunteer work day.


  2021   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2021 events.

 2020   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2020 events.

 2019   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2019 events.

 2018   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2018 events.

 2017   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2017 events.

 2016   click here to see a list of the 2016 events.

 2015   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2015 events.

 2014   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2014 events. 

 2013   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2013 events. 

 2012   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2012 events. 

 2011   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2011 events.  

 2010   see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2010 events.          

   2009     see the pull-down menu above for a list of the 2009 events.