The original 1839 brick lighthouse, minus its lantern, still stands near the presently active lighthouse.
Tower Height: 102
Height of Focal Plane: 157
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light with a brighter flash every 15 seconds; range 19 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower, red lantern roof.
This light is operational
1839: Conical brick tower (still stands without lantern).
Date Established: 1839
Date Present Tower Built: 1938
Optics: Second order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
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