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Name: Shipwreck Point Light  

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Also known as: Naufrage Light

Nearest Town or City:
Naufrage, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: Northeast coast of PEI.

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Photo: Alan Culley
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Contact Address Information:
Shipwreck Point Lighthouse
Prince Edward Island, C0A 2B0, Canada

This is one of only two concrete lighthouses on PEI. It is west of the original 1913 location.

Tower Height: 44

Height of Focal Plane: 84

Characteristic and Range: Oc W 5 s (Flash 3 s; eclipse 2 s.), visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1913

Date Present Tower Built: 1968

Fog Signal: Three second blast every 30 seconds (maintained by local authorities)

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Located off the King's Byway, Route 16 at Naufrage Harbour. Watch for a sign pointing to Shipwreck Point at Naufrage Harbour. The lighthouse is on private property but may be viewed from a distance.


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