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Name: Pointe au Maquereau Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port-Daniel, Quebec, Canada

Location: Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspé Peninsula.

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Photo: Courtesy of Rodney Sweeney

This lighthouse no longer exists; it was replaced by a skeleton tower. The skeleton tower was destroyed in 2006.

Tower Height: 51

Height of Focal Plane: 62

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 15 seconds; range: 13 miles

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower with a red iron lantern; white, rectangular, wooden dwelling attached.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
Rebuilt 1906

Date Established: 1874

Date Deactivated: c. 1960

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Joseph Sweeney (?-?)


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