Canadian Coast Guard
The photo shows a keeper change at the lighthouse, circa 1982. J. A. Beaton is in front, and Paul Cranford is on the left.
Description of Tower: White octagonal concrete tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1839
Date Present Tower Built: 1962
Optics: 1868: Third order Fresnel lens, 1869: First order Fresnel lens, 1875: Third order Fresnel lens, 1890: First order Fresnel lens.
Fog Signal: 1872: steam fog whistle, 1911: diaphone horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Landing on St. Paul Island is not permitted except by special permit issued by the Canadian Coast Guard.
Keepers: D. Moon (1839-45), A. MacCallum (1846), W. McKay (1850-60), L. McDonald (1864-1872), D. J. McNeil (1870-1875), S. C. Campbell (1875-1903), J. Campbell (1904-1905), J. McLeod (1913-1920), W.T. Jamieson (1920-27), P.M. McLennan (1927-37), T.T.T. Stephenson (1937-43), W.A. Martell (1943-46), N. MacNeil (1946-47), J.D. O'Neill (1947-52), J.G. Mitchell (1953-66), M.J. Tanner (1966-71), W. McSheffrey (1971-77), J.A. Beaton (1978-82), P. Cranford (1982-?)