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NEW DORP (SWASH CHANNEL RANGE REAR) LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: STATEN ISLAND / LOWER NEW YORK BAY
Nearest City: STATEN ISLAND
County: RICHMOND
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1856


New Dorp (Swash channel Range Rear) Light
1999 photo courtesy Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1856
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1964
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SQUARE ON CENTER OF DWELLING
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 80
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1856
  • Present Optic: SIXTH ORDER, RANGE
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1891
  • Height of Focal Plane: 190
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1856
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL COTTAGE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE, GARAGE

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #73001260
Name of Listing: NEW DORP LIGHT
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
SERVED AS REAR RANGE FOR ELM TREE LIGHT TO MAKE SWASH CHANNEL RANGE; STATEN ISLAND AND WEST BANK LIGHTS NOW MAKE SWASH CHANNEL RANGE



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