U.S. Coast Guard
This light was eventually replaced by a modern tower.
Height of Focal Plane: 38
Characteristic and Range: 1883: Fixed white; 1894: Two seconds white alternating with one second darkness. Present: ISO red 2 seconds.
Description of Tower: Skeleton tower.
This light is operational
1880: White tower with red lantern, on pier. Rebuilt in 1906 and 1912.
Date Established: 1880
Optics: 1880: Fifth order Fresnel lens.
Fog Signal: Originally fog bell with striking machinery, one blow every 15 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Keepers: William W. Simmons (1880-1890)