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CHARLESTON LIGHT (NEW)

State: SOUTH CAROLINA
Location: SOUTH SIDE OF SULLIVANS ISLAND
Nearest City: SULLIVANS ISLAND
County: CHARLESTON
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1962



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1962
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1975
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL/ALUMINUM ALLOY SKIN
  • Markings/Patterns: UPPER BLACK/LOWER WHITE
  • Shape: TRIANGULAR
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 140
  • Original Optic: DCB 24
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1962
  • Present Optic: DCB 24
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1962
  • Height of Focal Plane: 163
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters?
  • Year Constructed: 1962
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures: ELEVATOR IN TOWER

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:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ALUMINUM ALLOY SKIN



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