Canadian Coast Guard
In 1975, the keeper at this remote station watched the freighter EDMUND FITZGERALD pass by in a storm. The ship was wrecked in the storm, with no survivors. The island is within Pukaskwa National Park.
Tower Height: 21
Height of Focal Plane: 97
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 8 seconds, range 18 miles.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1903
Date Present Tower Built: 1903
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse is very isolated and difficult to reach. For information on visiting Pukaskwa National Park, call (807) 229-0801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org