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NAVASSA ISLAND LIGHT

State: CARIBBEAN
Location: WINDWARD PASSAGE/WEST INDIES
Nearest City: NEAR JAMAICA
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1917



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1917
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1996
  • Automated: 1929
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: LIGHT GREY
  • Shape: CONICAL W/BUTTRESSES
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 162
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1917
  • Last Optic: 190 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Last Lens Installed: 1980
  • Height of Focal Plane: 395
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (IN RUINS)

Other Structures:

Current Use: ABANDONED - WITHIN NATL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Owner/Manager: U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
TALLEST REINFORCED CONCRETE TOWER WHEN BUILT; 1996 USCG CEASED OPERATION OF LIGHT; ISLAND IS PART OF THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE



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Last Modified: Fri, Jan 03 2003 11:42:02 am EDT
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