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GALVESTON JETTY LIGHT

State: TEXAS
Location: GALVESTON ISLAND / GALVESTON BAY
Nearest City: GALVESTON
County: GALVESTON
U.S.C.G. District: 8
Year Station Established: 1918



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1918
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1972
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: BUFF W/BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 84
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 91
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ORIGINAL LENS DONATED TO GALVESTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM IN 1974
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Type: SKELETAL
  • Height of Focal Plane: 145
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed: 1953
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: FRAME ON PILES
Other Structures:

Current Use: UNKNOWN

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:
REPLACED POINT BOLIVAR; SCHEDULED FOR DEMOLITION 1996; METAL FRAMEWORK COLLAPSED DURING HEAVY THUNDERSTORM MAY 2000



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