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ROCKLAND HARBOR BREAKWATER LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: JAMESON POINT / ROCKLAND HARBOR
Nearest City: ROCKLAND
County: KNOX
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1827


Rockland Harbor Breakwater Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1998
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1902
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1964
  • Foundation Materials: TIMBER/GRANITE PIER
  • Construction Materials: DRESSED STONE/BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE TOWER ON FOG SIGNAL BUILDING
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 25
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 250 MM ROTATING
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 39
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1902
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1902
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: GAMBREL (ATTACHED)
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: CITY OF ROCKLAND W/USCG ACCESS TO OPTIC

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

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000067
Name of Listing: ROCKLAND BREAKWATER LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, ME-214 (MARO)

Miscellaneous:



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