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FAIRPORT HARBOR WEST BREAKWATER LIGHT

State: OHIO
Location: GRAND RIVER ENTRANCE / LAKE ERIE
Nearest City: FAIRPORT HARBOR
County: LAKE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1925


Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Light
Photo courtesy Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1925
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIERHEAD
  • Construction Materials: BRICK IN STEEL FRAME
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER W/RED ROOF
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 42
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 56
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: AIR DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1921(?)
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK IN STEEL FRAME
Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #92000242
Name of Listing: FAIRPORT HARBOR WEST BREAKWATER LIGHT (LIGHT STATIONS OF OHIO MPS)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED LIGHT ON SHORE



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