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Name: Lockeport Light   

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Also known as: Gull Rock Light

Nearest Town or City:
Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Southwest coast of Nova Scotia.

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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The first keeper here, Samuel Hayden, was killed in a boat accident along with his wife in October 1873, and his brother William replaced him as keeper.

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: Four second white flash every 15 seconds.

Description of Tower: White square tower attached to dwelling, red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1853: Square wood tower with red lantern, 31 feet tall.

Date Established: 1853

Date Present Tower Built: 1955

Date Deactivated: 1987

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Samuel Hayden (1853-1873, died in service), William Hayden (1873-?), Earl Fleming (c. 1980s), Bill Ringer (c. 1980s), Barry Crowell (c. 1980s), T. D. Sidey (c. 1980s)


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