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Name: Maugher Beach Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: McNab's Island, Halifax Harbour.

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Photo: Bob Crawford
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 58

Height of Focal Plane: 57

Characteristic and Range: Flashing yellow every 30 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1828: Lantern on top of granite Martello tower.

Date Established: 1828

Date Present Tower Built: 1941

Date Automated: 1983

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

For information on the ferry to McNab's Island from Fishermans Cove, Eastern Passage, call (902) 465-4563 or check this website: The lighthouse is about a 30-minute walk from the ferry landing.

Keepers: J. Bolser (1830-1836), D. McGlinn (1840-1846), David George (1846-1873), E. Horn (1873-1896), J. Doody (1896-1903), W. Iceton (1903-1915), T. Conrod (1915-1936), J. A. MacDonald (1936-1940), R. W. Hull (1940-1942), J.J. Bell (1942-1945), J. A. MacDonald (1945-1947), G.R. Hartley (1948-1951), J.J. Bell (1951-1958), J.D. LaLonde (1958-1959), A.J. Stevens (1959), Ernest.F. Rampton (1959-1960), L.G. Mitchell, M.B. Turner (1970), Hector G. Lowe (1970-1983).


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