Department of Lighthouses & Lightships
The 1964 lighthouse was damaged by an earthquake and had to be demolished in 2001.
Tower Height: 72
Height of Focal Plane: 121
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds; range 21 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Skeletal tower on round stone foundation.
This light is operational
1856: Tower with focal plane height of 80 feet. 1889: White tower with focal plane height of 115 feet. 1964: Cylindrical concrete tower with red and white bands, on round stone base, 69 feet tall (focal plane 121 feet).
Date Established: 1856
Date Present Tower Built: 2001
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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