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Name: Brandywine Shoal Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lewes, Delaware., New Jersey, United States

Location: Delaware Bay.

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Photo: Bob Trapani, Delaware River & Bay LH Foundation
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 45

Height of Focal Plane: 60

Description of Tower: White, cast iron cylindrical

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1823: Lightship; 1828: First tower, destroyed and replaced by lightship; 1850: screw pile type lighthouse.

Date Established: 1823

Date Present Tower Built: 1914

Date Automated: 1974

Optics: 1914: Third order Fresnel lens (now at Baymen's Museum in Tuckerton), now solar powered modern optic.

Fog Signal: Automated horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.


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