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Name: Herring Cove Light  

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Also known as: Tribune Head Light

Nearest Town or City:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Tribune Head, Halifax Harbour.

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Photo: Bob Crawford

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green, visible for 6 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Triangular skeleton tower, red and white rectangular daymark.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1886: Fixed red light on post, 1894: 22-foot tower, 45 feet above sea level; 1974: Height of light raised to 49 feet.

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1976

Date Automated: 1957

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Thomas Hayes (1886-1898), William Brackett (1898-1912), P. V. Hayes (1912-1929), W. Brown (1929-1931), W. A. Sullivan (1931-1937), A. M. Sullivan (1937-1957)


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