U.S. Coast Guard
The keeper's house is the residence of the Coast Guard district commander.
Tower Height: 25
Height of Focal Plane: 95
Description of Tower: Octagonal white masonry tower with cast iron lantern.
This light is operational
1873 two-story Gothic duplex keeper's house, 1875 brick fog signal building, oil house.
Date Established: 1875
Date Present Tower Built: 1875
Date Automated: 1958
Optics: 1875: Fifth order Fresnel; 1886: Fifth order Fresnel (still active).
Fog Signal: Automatic horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, housing for Coast Guard district commander.
Open To Public? no
Can be seen from Bay Bridge between Oakland and San Francisco.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places