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MONA ISLAND LIGHT (ISLA DE MONA)

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: MONA ISLAND / WEST SHORE PUERTO RICO
Nearest City: MONA ISLAND
County: MAYAGUEZ
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1900



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1900
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1976
  • Automated: 1973
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: BLACK
  • Shape: SKELETAL W/CENTRAL CYLINDER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 52
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1900
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 323
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1976
  • Type: NATURAL STEEL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic: 190 MM; Year Installed: 1976
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO
  • Year Constructed: 1900
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: STEEL PLATE/WOOD
Other Structures:

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD / COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000689
Name of Listing: FARO DE LA ISLA DE LA MONA
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-24

Miscellaneous:
FIRST OF TWO LIGHTHOUSES BUILT BY U.S. GOVERNMENT IN PUERTO RICO; KEEPERS ONCE CONNECTED TO TOWER BY COVERED STEEL PASSAGEWAY



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