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LIME POINT LIGHT

State: CALIFORNIA
Location: SAN FRANCISCO BAY ENTRANCE
Nearest City: SAUSALITO
County: SAN FRANCISCO
U.S.C.G. District: 11
Year Station Established: 1883


Lime Point Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1997
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1900
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1961
  • Foundation Materials: MOUNTED ON WALL OF SIGNAL BLDG
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 20
  • Original Optic: 300 MM (ACETYLENE)
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1900
  • Present Optic: 250 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 33
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1883
  • Construction Materials: MASONRY
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/DUAL WHISTLES
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (RAZED AFTER 1961)

Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ORIGINALLY A FOG SIGNAL STATION, POST LIGHT ADDED 1900



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