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POINT TUNA LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: SOUTHEAST OF PUERTO MAUNABO
Nearest City: MAUNABO
County: GUAYAMA
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1892


Point Tuna Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1892
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1989
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 49
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1892
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 110
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1892
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/STONE
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 #81000688
Name of Listing: FARO DE PUNTA DE LA TUNA
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-9

Miscellaneous:



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