Lighthouse Service, Naval Department
An elevator was installed in this lighthouse in the 1950s.
Tower Height: 203
Height of Focal Plane: 217
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 13 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical tower with alternating red and white horizontal bands, on dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1893
Date Present Tower Built: 1893
Date Automated: 1950
Optics: 1893: First order Fresnel lens; 1947: Third order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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