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Name: Watt's Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Virginia, United States

Location: Little Watt's Island, Chesapeake Bay, south of Watt's Island.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 48

Description of Tower: 1867: 48-foot tower, destroyed in winter storm 1944.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1833

Date Deactivated: 1944

Date Automated: 1923

Optics: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

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