Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 43
Height of Focal Plane: 367
Characteristic and Range: 1878: White flash every 40 seconds. 1914: Group flashing (25 seconds). 1956: White flash every 5 seconds. 1979: Flashing white every four seconds
Description of Tower: Skeleton tower.
This light is operational
1878: 53' white, square pyramidal tower, burned down in 1956.
Date Established: 1878
Date Present Tower Built: 1956
Optics: 1956: sixth order Fresnel lens.
Fog Signal: 1914-1956 Hand-operated foghorn
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Keepers: Nelson Card (1878-1888), G. Judson Reid (1889-1904), Percy E. Morris (1904-1941), Donald Morris (1941-1946), John Fullerton (1946-1956)