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MILWAUKEE BREAKWATER LIGHT

State: WISCONSIN
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: MILWAUKEE
County: MILWAUKEE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1926



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1926
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1966
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: STEEL FRAME
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER WITH BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE ON SQUARE HOUSE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 53
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: UNKNOWN
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 61
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ON LOAN FROM THE USCG TO THE WISCONSIN MARITIME MUSEUM
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1926
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL-DECO
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
Other Structures:

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:



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