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PUERTO FERRO LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: SOUTH SHORE VIEQUES ISLAND
Nearest City: ISLA DE VIEQUES
County: ISLA DE VIEQUES
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1896



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1896
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1926
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL W/OUT LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED (NO LANTERN)
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1975
  • Type: BLACK STEEL SKELETAL ON PILE FOUNDATION
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 56
  • Current Optic: 155 MM
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: NEOCLASSICAL
  • Construction Materials: STONE
Other Structures: BRICK WELL & CISTERN

Current Use: ABANDONED

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-22

Miscellaneous:
DWELLING IDENTICAL TO POINT MULAS ON NORTH SHORE OF ISLAND



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