Space Now docked at New York’s Pier 66, the Frying Pan has been restored to her original outer appearance. Inside, however, the interiors have been left in an artfully corroded state after tonnes of silt and shells were removed. For more on the lightship’s intriguing history and the restoration programme, see Wallpaper.com ∏
A 1929 lightship, the Frying Pan once guarded eponymous sandbanks off Cape Fear, North Carolina, before being left to rust, then to sink, in Chesapeake Bay. Now docked in New York, the vessel, which lay underwater for three years, retains its barnacle-encrusted interiors. We just added a few creature comforts...
Photography Anthony Cotsifas Producer Michael Reynolds ∑
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