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Name: Sheringham Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Shirley, British Columbia, Canada

Location: South coast of Vancouver Island, Juan de Fuca Strait

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Photo: Lynn Lary

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

The Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society is working to have the lighthouse and ten surrounding acres transferred to the to the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Parks Commission for a lighthouse park.

Tower Height: 64

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Flashing green every 15 seconds.

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

This light is operational

Date Established: 1912

Date Present Tower Built: 1912

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

The lighthouse is near French Beach Park in Shirley. Turn off Highway 14 (West Coast Road) at Sheringham Point Road. The lighthouse was automated a few years ago and entry to the property is not permitted, but you can get a good view of the tower.

Keepers: Eustace Arden (1912-1946)


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