Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 27
Height of Focal Plane: 298
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds, visible for 7 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal, reinforced-concrete tower with a red, octagonal iron lantern.
This light is operational
1854: White, square, wooden tower; dwelling attached; 40 feet tall.
Date Established: 1854
Date Present Tower Built: 1958
Date Automated: 1971
Optics: 1921: Second order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Accessible by boat only. The island, but not the lighthouse, can be seen from the mainland.
Keepers: Nathaniel C. McKeen (1854-?), Angus Y. MacLellan (1912-1946), John R. MacLeod (1968-1971)