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Name: Buzzards Bay Entrance Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States

Location: Buzzards Bay main channel.

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Photo: Debby Butler
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

The original Texas tower was replaced by a smaller structure c. 1997.

Height of Focal Plane: 67

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 2.5 seconds.

Description of Tower: Beacon on platform supported by three legs with larger central column.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?

Date Established: 1961

Date Present Tower Built: 1997

Date Automated: 1980

Optics: 1961: DCB-224

Fog Signal: Automated horn with two blasts every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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