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Name: Southampton Shoals Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Stockton, California, United States

Location: Originally Southampton Shoals northeast of Angel Island in San Francisco Bay. Relocated to St. Francis Yacht Club on Tinsley Island in the San Joaquin River.

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Managing Organization:
St. Francis Yacht Club

Telephone: 415-563-6363


After this lighthouse was deactivated, the top two stories were moved to Tinsley Island. The building now is part of the St. Francis Yacht Club.

Height of Focal Plane: 52

Description of Tower: Square tower and cast iron lantern on roof of 2 1/2 story keeper's house on wooden pilings.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1905

Date Present Tower Built: 1905

Date Deactivated: 1960

Optics: 1905: Fifth order Fresnel lens (removed).

Fog Signal: Originally bell.

Current Use: Yacht club.

Open To Public? By appointment

Keepers: Albert Jost (died in service, 1935)


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