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Name: Deepwater Range Front Light   

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

Location: Delaware River, just north of the Deepwater Canal.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
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This lighthouse was destroyed in 1956 after being rendered obsolete by the building of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.

Description of Tower: Lantern built into second floor of dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1876

Date Deactivated: 1952

Optics: 1876: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: George Shropshire (acting keeper beginning 11/9/1885, keeper 8/24/1886 - 8/1/1895), William Spear (1908-1939), Ferdinand Heizmann (1939-c. 1952)

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