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Name: Block Island Breakwater Outer Beacon  

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Nearest Town or City:
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States

Location: Extremity of Government Pier, west side of Basin Harbor.

Height of Focal Plane: 12

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red.

Description of Tower: 1876: Lantern on stake, later red tower with black slatted daymarker.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1876

Date Deactivated: ?

Fog Signal: none.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Keepers also tended Great Salt Pond Breakwater lights. Urich B. Dodge (1881-1907), Elmer H. Day (1907), Everett Yates (1907), Everett A. Hoxsie (1907-1919), Ezra Dunn (1919-1929), Earl A. Rose (1929-1941), Jonas T. Haglove (1941-?)


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