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Name: Sheet Rock Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Eastern shore of Nova Scotia.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The original lighthouse and dwelling were burned by the Canadian Coast Guard when the present tower was erected in 1980.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 77

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 4 seconds, visible for 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical fiberglass tower with no lantern, two red horizontal bands.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?

Earlier Towers?
41-foot, square wooden tower attached to dwelling.

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: 1980

Date Automated: 1968

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: John Perry (1879-?), Albert Arnold (?-1968)


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