The Lightship No. 25 FINNGRUNDET
QSL-information: QSL for 7S0SFJ via bureau to SK0QO
The Swedish Museum Lightship FINNGRUNDET (SWE-043/ILLW SE0013)
At the annual International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend in mid August and occasional special events we, club SKØQO, are always proud to activate the 7SØSFJ callsign. At a pier adjacent to the Vasa Museum, Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden.
The event is always held on the 3rd full weekend in August starting at 0001 UTC on Saturday and finishing at 2359 UTC on Sunday.
Previously with the radio callsign "SFJ." She was built in 1903 by the Gefle Works and was in service until 1969, when she was decommissioned. Since 1970 she lies anchored outside the Vasamuseet at Djurgården in Stockholm and serves as a museum ship, twinkling her recognition signal: two consecutive flashes every 20 seconds.
The Lightship FINNGRUNDET is managed by SMM (Statens Maritima Museer), The Swedish National Maritime Museums.
More information: The Maritime Museum
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