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CAPE MENDOCINO LIGHT (OLD)

State: CALIFORNIA
Location: RELOCATED FROM COAST TO SHELTER COVE
Nearest City: MENDOCINO
County: HUMBOLDT
U.S.C.G. District: 11
Year Station Established: 1868



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1868
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1951
  • Automated: 1951
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: PYRAMIDAL 16-SIDED
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 43
  • Original Optic: FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1950
  • Height of Focal Plane: 422
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FIRST ORDER LENS MOVED TO HUMBOLDT COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN 1950
  • Has tower been moved? YES, 1997
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1951
  • Type: STEEL POLE
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 515
  • Current Optic: Year Installed:
Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DESTROYED)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: CAPE COD
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: STORAGE BUILDING, BARN, OIL HOUSE

Current Use: RELOCATED

Owner/Manager: CITY OF MENDOCINO

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:



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