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Name: Peckford Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Musgrave Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Wadham Islands, at the entrance to Hamilton Sound, between Musgrave Harbour on the mainland and Fogo Island, northeast coast of Newfoundland.

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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Height of Focal Plane: 51

Characteristic and Range: Occulting red light.

Description of Tower: Square brick tower attached to fog signal building, with black and white vertical stripes.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1910: 33-foot wooden octagonal tower.

Date Established: 1910

Date Present Tower Built: 1961

Optics: 1910: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Fog Signal: 1925: fog alarm; 1967: Airchime fog alarm.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: B.E. Guy and T. A. Abbott (c. 1966)


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