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CARDONA ISLAND LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: SOUTH OF PONCE ON CARDONA ISLAND
Nearest City: PONCE
County: PONCE
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1889



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1889
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1962
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 36
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1889
  • Present Optic: SIXTH ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 46
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1889
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: NEOCLASSICAL
  • Construction Materials: STONE/BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000691
Name of Listing: FARO DEL PUERTO DE PONCE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-16

Miscellaneous:




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