U.S. Coast Guard
The light was automated in 1936, but a new lightstation with a resident keeper was built in 1937. All the buildings have now been razed and a simple post light is in use.
Tower Height: 40
Height of Focal Plane: 161
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 15 seconds; range 15 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White post.
This light is operational
1910: Acetylene light shown from a mast (unattended). 1911: Square skeleton tower with an enclosed watchroom, on the roof of the keeper's house, 35 feet tall. 1937: White, square pyramidal skeleton tower, 47 feet tall.
Date Established: 1910
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Date Automated: 1964
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Keepers: Philip Kepilino (1911-1921), John Enos (1937-1941), Edward Marques (1946-1962), Robert Hearn (1962-1964).