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POINT BORINQUEN LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: 1.3 MILES NE OF POINT BORINQUEN
Nearest City: AQUADILLA
County: AQUADILLA
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1889



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1920
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1976
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: GRAY
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL W/OUT LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 60
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1889
  • Present Optic: DCB-224
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1947
  • Height of Focal Plane: 292
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: DUPLEX
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000559
Name of Listing: FARO DI PUNTA BORINQUEN
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-19

Miscellaneous:




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