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PATOS ISLAND LIGHT

State: WASHINGTON
Location: PUGET SOUND / STRAITS OF GEORGIA
Nearest City: EASTSOUND
County: SAN JUAN
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1893



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1908
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1974
  • Foundation Materials: WOOD
  • Construction Materials: WEATHERBOARD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/GREEN TRIM & RED ROOF
  • Shape: SQUARE ON FOG SIGNAL BLDG.
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1908
  • Present Optic: 300 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 52
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ORIGINAL FRESNEL LENS AT ADMIRALTY HEAD LIGHT
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES (MODIFIED WHEN TOWER ADDED IN 1908)
  • Year Constructed: 1898
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Architectural Style: GREEK REVIVAL/VICTORIAN
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DISMANTLED 1983)

Other Structures: MODERN KEEPERS

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: LISTED; Reference #77001355
Name of Listing: PATOS ISLAND LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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