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Name: Deepwater Range Rear Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Deepwater, New Jersey, United States

Location: Delaware River, north side of Deepwater Canal.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was destroyed in 1956 after being rendered obsolete by the building of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.

Tower Height: 95

Description of Tower: Hexagonal, pyramidal, skeletal, iron tower with enclosed central cylinder.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1876

Date Deactivated: 1952

Date Automated: 1938

Optics: 1876: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: William D. Torton (1876-c. 1908)

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