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Name: Surgeon Cove Point Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Surgeon's Cove Head Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Lewisporte, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Western extremity of one of two Exploits Islands, in the Bay of Exploits in northeast Newfoundland.

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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Height of Focal Plane: 242

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white light.

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

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Dwelling; three utility buildings.

Date Established: 1911

Date Present Tower Built: 1911

Fog Signal: 1955: type B diaphone fog alarm; 1976: electronic fog horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Accessible only by private boat.

Keepers: H. Lacey (1912-?), Ambrose Manuel (1938-?), Anthony Winsor (1947-?), Clyde Purchase (assistant, 1947-?), W. W. Winsor and A. Jeffries (c. 1965)


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