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SADDLEBACK LEDGE LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: ISLE AU HAUT BAY
Nearest City: VINALHAVEN
County: KNOX
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1839



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1839
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1954
  • Foundation Materials: SURFACE ROCK
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL ON WHITE BASE
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 42
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1856
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 52
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DISMANTLED AFTER 1960)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: 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: LISTED; Reference #88000158
Name of Listing: SADDLEBACK LEDGE LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, ME-79

Miscellaneous:
TOWER DESIGNED BY ALEXANDER PARRIS; TOWER PREVIOUSLY ATTACHED TO DWELLING



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