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POINT LOMA LIGHT (NEW)

State: CALIFORNIA
Location: SOUTHERN END OF POINT LOMA
Nearest City: SAN DIEGO
County: SAN DIEGO
U.S.C.G. District: 11
Year Station Established: 1891


Point Loma Light (New)
Photo courtesy Kelly White, March 2001
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1891
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1973
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SKELETAL W/CYLINDER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 70
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1891
  • Present Optic: UNKNOWN
  • Year Present Lens Installed: ?
  • Height of Focal Plane: 88
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ON LOAN FROM USCG TO CABRILLO NATIONAL PARK
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): (SEE POINT LOMA (OLD))

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN AT BASE OF TOWER
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1891
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: MISSION REVIVAL
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: BARN, RADIOBEACON, CISTERN W/WATER-CATCHMENT APRON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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