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Name: Hams Bluff Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Fredericksted, St. Croix, , Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Location: Approach to Fredericksted Harbor, northwestern coast of St. Croix.

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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was designed and built by the Danish government. In 1981, the Coast Guard transferred the station to the U.S. Navy with the exception of the lighthouse and 0.25 acres of land surrounding it.

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 394

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes (10 seconds apart) every 30 seconds.

Description of Tower: Cast iron tower.

Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Two concrete one-story keeper's dwellings.

Date Established: 1915

Date Present Tower Built: 1915

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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