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LITTLE GULL ISLAND LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: OFF FISHER'S ISLAND / LONG ISLAND SOUND
Nearest City: ORIENT POINT
County: SUFFOLK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1806


Little Gull Island Light
1996 photo by Robert J. Beyus
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1869
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1978
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE PIER
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL
  • Shape: CONICAL TOWER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 81
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1869
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 91
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: SECOND ORDER FRESNEL ON LOAN TO EAST END SEAPORT MUSEUM & MARINE FOUNDATION, GREENPORT, NY
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower?

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL, STEAM SIREN
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DISMANTLED 1978)
  • Year Constructed: 1869
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: SECOND EMPIRE
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
Other Structures: WORK SHEDS

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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