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POINT MULAS LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: WEST SHORE VIEQUES ISLAND
Nearest City: VIEQUES
County: VIEQUES
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1885



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1896
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated: 1949
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL ON RECTANGULAR DWELLING
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 32
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1896
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 68
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed:
  • Type: POLE
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic: 250 MM
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: STONE
Other Structures:

Current Use: MARINE MUSEUM

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD / MUNICIPALITY OF VIEQUES

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #77001551
Name of Listing: FARO DE VIEQUES PUNTA MULAS
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-15

Miscellaneous:



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