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Name: Bacalhao Island Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: One mile northwest of Herring Neck, New World Island, in northeastern Newfoundland.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The keeper's house was moved from this station in 1965.

Height of Focal Plane: 357

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white light.

Description of Tower: Conical cast iron tower with red and white spirals.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1894

Date Present Tower Built: 1894

Date Automated: 1929

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The light station is accessible by boat.

Keepers: J. Kearley, Edward Hussey, Bennett Stuckley.


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