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FOURTEEN FOOT SHOAL LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: CHEBOYGAN HARBOR ENTRANCE / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: CHEBOYGAN
County: CHEBOYGAN
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1930


Fourteen Foot Shoal Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1998
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1930
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: PNEUMATIC/SUB
  • Construction Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE/STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED TRIM
  • Shape: CONICAL ON RECTANGULAR HOUSE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 250 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 55
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1930
  • Construction Materials: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1930
  • Construction Materials: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Architectural Style:
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: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE BY SHPO
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
FOG SIGNAL WAS OPERATED BY RADIO CONTROL--AN EARLY EXPERIMENT IN OFF-SITE OPERATIONS



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