Canadian Coast Guard
The original lighthouse here burned down, circa 1951, after being hit by lightning. Douglas Gallagher, 54-year-old keeper, died of injuries received from an explosion at the station in March 1964.
Tower Height: 39
Height of Focal Plane: 98
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds.
Description of Tower: White square tower on white square building.
This light is operational
1874: White tapered square wood tower attached to dwelling.
Date Established: 1874
Date Present Tower Built: 1951
Date Automated: 1986
Fog Signal: Three-second blast every 30 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Keepers: Isaac A. Montague (1874-1875, died in service), H. H. Hamilton (1875-1897), Douglas Gallagher (?-1964), Reg Smith (?-1986), Walter Goodwin (?-1986)