National Park Service
Return to Maritime home page
Inventory of Historic Light Stations
Washington Lighthouses
Back to Inventory - Home Page
Back to Inventory - List of Washington Lighthouses
CAPE FLATTERY LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: TATOOSH ISLAND / ENTRANCE TO STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA
Nearest City: NEAH BAY
County: CLALLAM
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1857



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1857
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1977
  • Foundation Materials: ROCK
  • Construction Materials: SANDSTONE/BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN & RED ROOF
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 65
  • Original Optic: FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1857
  • Present Optic: VRB-25
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1996
  • Height of Focal Plane: 165
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: LORAN SIGNAL/ORIG. DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1858
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: CAPE COD
  • Construction Materials: SANDSTONE
Other Structures: 2 STORAGE BUILDINGS, 3 CISTERNS

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
RENOVATED BY USCG 1994



Return to Maritime home page



Last Modified: Mon, Mar 25 2002 11:30:02 am EDT
JMP



Privacy & Disclaimer

Parknet logo