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Name: Puffin Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Greenspond, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Bonavista Bay, east coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 25

Height of Focal Plane: 70

Characteristic and Range: White light, 2.5 s on, 2.5 s off.

Description of Tower: White, wooden square pyramidal tower with central horizontal red stripe.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1873: Stone tower on corner of keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1873

Date Present Tower Built: 1951

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Accessible by private boat.

Keepers: Fred W. Oakley, J. Butler, Edward Wheeler, Frank Burry (?-1990s), Albert Wakely (wife Averil Wakely), Stewart Bragg, Tom Bragg, Larry Keeping.


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