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PORT WASHINGTON BREAKWATER LIGHT

State: WISCONSIN
Location: LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: PORT WASHINGTON
County: OZAUKEE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1889


Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1935
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1975
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 58
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 78
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date: 1860
  • Description: ON SHORE
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1935
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: ART DECO INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/WOOD
Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: CITY OF PORT WASHINGTON LEASE TO PORT WASHINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:



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