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Name: Berry Head Light (NS)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Tor Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Entrance to Tor Bay, southeast coast of Nova Scotia.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 19

Height of Focal Plane: 41

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white.

Description of Tower: Square white tower with square red lantern on top of equipment/fog signal building.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1876: Square wooden tower with attached dwelling. 1951: White, square, pyramidal tower with square wooden lantern.

Date Established: 1876

Date Present Tower Built: 1985

Date Automated: 1959

Fog Signal: Horn - Blast 2s; sil. 3s; blast 2s; sil. 3s; blast 2s; sil. 48s. Horn points 155°.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

This lighthouse is located off Route 316.

Keepers: Wilfred Sangster (?-1959)


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