Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : LITVES
FeatureName: Light Vessel
Alias : LITVES; Lightship
CamelCase : LightVessel
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A distinctively marked vessel anchored or moored at a charted point, to serve as an aid to navigation. By night, it displays a characteristic light(s) and is usually equipped with other devices, such as fog signal, submarine sound signal, and radio-beacon, to assist navigation.
Reference : Lightship
Definition Source : IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : The light(s), fog signal etc. of a light vessel are separate features, handled as with buoys, beacons, etc.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Add alias. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Add distinctions.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-08-14
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-08-16
Successor : -
Predecessor : LITVES