Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 35
Height of Focal Plane: 60
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 12 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal tower with red lantern and red trim.
This light is operational
1864: Square wooden dwelling with lantern on roof, 33 feet high.
Date Established: 1864
Date Present Tower Built: c. 1950s
Date Automated: 1987
Fog Signal: Automated horn, - Blast 2s; silence 3s; blast 2s; silence 3s; blast 2s; silence 48s.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation
Open To Public? Grounds only
A ferry leaves East Ferry on the half-hour for Tiverton. Turn right from the ferry and follow a paved road to a gate. Follow the narrow road on foot to the lighthouse.
Keepers: Henry M. Ruggles (1864-1901), Frank Ruggles (1901-1930), Angus Smiley (?-1987)