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GUANICA LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: POINT MESETA / SOUTH SHORE
Nearest City: GUANICA
County: GUANICA
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1893



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1893
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1950
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK & CEMENT BLOCKS
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL W/OUT LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1893
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1950
  • Type: RED STEEL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic: 250 MM
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1893
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: NEOCLASSICAL
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/CEMENT BLOCK
Other Structures:

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: GOVERNMENT OF PUERTO RICO / U.S. COAST GUARD (NEW TOWER)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #77001549
Name of Listing: FARO DE GUANICA
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-14

Miscellaneous:
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