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Name: Santa Cruz West Breakwater Light  

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Also known as: Walton Light

Nearest Town or City:
Santa Cruz, California, United States

Location: West side of the inner harbor entrance of Santa Cruz.

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Photo: Shirley Turner

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was built with private donations. Charles Walton, a local sailor, donated $100,000 in memory of his late brother Derek Walton, a merchant seaman.

Tower Height: 42

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Green light occulting every 4 seconds.

Description of Tower: White concrete tower with green band, copper lantern roof.

This light is operational

Date Established: 2001

Date Present Tower Built: 2001

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse can be reached by walking on the breakwater.


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