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Name: Devil's Island Light (NS)  

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Also known as: Devil's Island East Light

Nearest Town or City:
Southeast Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Southeast end of Devil's Island, northeast entrance to Halifax Harbour, south coast of Nova Scotia.

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Photo: Stan Severi
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

There were two lighthouses on Devil's Island. The West (or Southwest) Light was discontinued circa 1950, while the East (Southeast) Light has remained active.  

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 52

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, visible for 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with no lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1877

Date Present Tower Built: 1877

Date Automated: 1967

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Edward Bowen (1852-?), Edward Horn (?), B. Fulker (1863-1886), W. G. Fulker (1886-1918), W. J. Faulkner (1918-1936), K. A. Faulkner (1936-1942), E. S. Faulkner (1942-1944), K. A. Faulkner (1944-1949), B. A. Henneberry (1949-1953), L. V. Henneberry (1953-1954), B. C. Messenger (1954), C. C. MacDonald (1954-1967)

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