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LUDINGTON NORTH BREAKWATER LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: PERE MARQUETTE HARBOR / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: LUDINGTON
County: MASON
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1871


Ludington North Breakwater Light
Photo by Terry Pepper, September 2000
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1924
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1972
  • Foundation Materials: PIER
  • Construction Materials: STEEL/REINFORCED CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE PYRAMIDAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 57
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 55
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: LOANED TO MASON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR DISPLAY AT WHITE PINE VILLAGE MARITIME MUSEUM IN 1995
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO

Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

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:
RENOVATED BY COAST GUARD 1993



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