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Name: Great Salt Pond Breakwater Outer Beacon  

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Nearest Town or City:
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States

Location: Outer end of Great Salt Pond Breakwater, Block Island.

Tower Height: 19

Height of Focal Plane: 19

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red.

Description of Tower: 1898: Square white pyramidal wooden tower on concrete base; 1933: Red square skeleton tower on concrete base. 1933: Square white pyramidal wooden tower on concrete base.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1898

Date Deactivated: ?

Fog Signal: Siren, continous blast.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Keepers also tended Block Island Breakwater (Old Harbor) lights. Urich B. Dodge (1881-1907), Elmer H. Day (1907), Everett Yates (1907), Everett A. Hoxsie (1907-1919), Ezra Dunn (1919-1929), Earl A. Rose (1929-1941), Jonas T. Haglove (1941-?)


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