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Name: Keppel Island Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Saunders, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Northwest coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Town of Port Saunders

This lighthouse is no longer active as an aid to navigation. It is maintained by the Town of Port Saunders.

Height of Focal Plane: 108

Characteristic and Range: White flashing light.

Description of Tower: Square, pyramidal wooden tower with alternating red and white horizontal bands.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1901

Date Present Tower Built: 1901

Current Use: Historic landmark.

Open To Public? Unknown.

The island is accessible by private boat. A footpath from the wharf on Keppel Island leads to the lighthouse.

Keepers: C. Pike (1901-?), W. Pike (c. 1938), Moses Lavers (1958-1987), Austin Ryan (assistant, 1962-?), Stewart Hancock (1987-1989).


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