Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region
Tower Height: 30
Height of Focal Plane: 40
Characteristic and Range: Flashing red every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, square tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
1905: Square lantern on roof of wooden keeper's dwelling, 35 feet high.
Date Established: 1905
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Malcolm Island is accessible via ferry from Port MacNeill. Follow a gravel road from the ferry to its western end. From there it's about a 15 minute walk to the light station. See www.island.net/~sointula/activity.html for more information.
Keepers: Austin McKela (August Makela) (1905-1915), Toivo Aro (1915-1930), Sula Wartie (1930), Oliver "Shorty" Maisonville (1930-1945)