Canadian Coast Guard
This was originally a cast iron tower. In 1960 the tower was encased in an octagonal concrete shell.
Height of Focal Plane: 74
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white, visible for 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Octagonal tower (cast iron encased in concrete) with alternating red and white horizontal bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1880
Date Present Tower Built: 1880
Optics: 1880: Fourth order Fresnel lens.
Fog Signal: 1921: Fog alarm; 1950: new fog alarm.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Keepers: Edward Harding, John Sainsbury, James B. Gill, Neil Wakely