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POINT AU FER REEF LIGHT

State: LOUISIANA
Location: EUGENE ISLAND / ATCHAFALAYA BAY
Nearest City: BERWICK
County: TERREBONNE
U.S.C.G. District: 8
Year Station Established: 1916



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1916
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated: 1975
  • Foundation Materials: PILE W/PLATFORM
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK TOWER
  • Shape: SQUARE W/OCTAGONAL LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 54
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1975
  • Type: GRAY STEEL SKELETAL ON PILE FOUNDATION
  • Tower Height: 44
  • Height of Focal Plane: 44
  • Current Optic:
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO
  • Year Constructed: 1916
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: PLATFORM BUNGALOW
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures:

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED SOUTHWEST REEF LIGHT IN 1916



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