Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 53
Height of Focal Plane: 64
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 30 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal tower with red octagonal lantern and attached equipment room.
This light is operational
1839: Octagonal wooden tower. 1953: Skeleton tower with enclosed central stairway, 48 feet tall.
Date Established: 1839
Date Present Tower Built: 1981
Date Automated: 1987
Fog Signal: Originally cannon; 1881: steam fog whistle; 1916: diaphone horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Keepers: John Pope (?), Thomas Campbell (?); Eliza Campbell (?); Tommy Campbell (?); James Burke (?); James Dodd (1839-1855); Edmund S. Dodd (1855-1861); John McLean (1861-?); Malcolm Ferguson (fog alarm engineer, 1881-1886); George Cann (18??); Raymond Ringer (c. 1957); Ronald MacIsaac (acting keeper 1957); Murray Rolfe (1970s); Robert Spears (?-1987)