Lighthouse Service, Naval Department
This lighthouse had to be increased in height by 26 feet in 1936 so it would stand out from the buildings around it.
Tower Height: 66
Height of Focal Plane: 82
Characteristic and Range: White or red light, depending on direction, 4.5 seconds on, 1.5 seconds off; range 18 (white) and 14 (red) nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square cylindrical tower with blue and white horizontal bands, red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1868
Date Present Tower Built: 1868
Date Automated: 1980
Fog Signal: Horn: 3-second blast every 10 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
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