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Name: West Rigolets Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Location: Rigolets Channel, Gulf of Mexico.

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This lighthouse was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

Description of Tower: Wooden tower on roof of wooden keeper's quarters.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1855

Date Present Tower Built: 1855

Date Deactivated: 1945

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: James Cain (c. 1861), Thomas Harrison (c. 1862, died in service), John M. Read (c. 1863-1899), Leon Riche (?)

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