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ROMER SHOAL LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: SWASH CHANNEL / NEW YORK LOWER BAY
Nearest City: NEW YORK
County: RICHMOND
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1838



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1898
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1966
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE/CAST IRON CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED BAND MIDWAY
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 54
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1898
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 54
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date: 1838
  • Description: DAYMARK
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1898
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL SPARK PLUG
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON/BRICK
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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