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Name: Pease Island Light  

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Also known as: Peases Island Light

Also known as: Pease's Island Light

Nearest Town or City:
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Tusket Islands, south of Yarmouth, west coast of N.S.

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Photo: Chris Mills
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Keeper Thomas Baker is the man shown on the right in the photo.

Tower Height: 38

Height of Focal Plane: 52

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 6 seconds, visible for 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1879: White square pyramidal wooden tower with dwelling attached.

Date Established: 1879, 2nd tower 1950s

Date Present Tower Built: 1992

Date Automated: 1986

Fog Signal: Horn - Blast 3s; sil. 3s; blast 3s.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Thomas Crosby Baker (1879-1917); John Leo Surette (1922-1952)


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