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GOOSE ROCKS LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: EAST ENTRANCE FOX ISLANDS THOROFARE
Nearest City: NORTH HAVEN
County: KNOX
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1890



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1890
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1963
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER, BLACK BASE & TRIM
  • Shape: SPARKPLUG
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 51
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 250 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 51
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1890
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: SPARK PLUG INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
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 #87002267
Name of Listing: GOOSE ROCKS LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ONE OF FOUR "SPARK PLUG" TOWERS BUILT IN MAINE



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