Department of Lighthouses and Lightships
Tower Height: 40
Height of Focal Plane: 72
Characteristic and Range: Red light occulting every 15 seconds; range 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower with red and white bands.
This light is operational
1856: Light on mast; 1887: Iron tower; 1936: Masonry tower.
Date Established: 1856
Date Present Tower Built: 1961
Date Automated: 1961
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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