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STURGEON BAY CANAL LIGHT

State: WISCONSIN
Location: STURGEON BAY CANAL / LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: STURGEON BAY
County: DOOR
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1899


Sturgeon Bay Canal Light
HAER photo by Charles Hyde, 1979
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1899
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL/IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SKELETAL W/CENTRAL COLUMN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 98
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 107
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type:
Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures: RADIOBEACON; ADJACENT TO LIFEBOAT STATION

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

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

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #84003666
Name of Listing: STURGEON BAY CANAL LIGHTHOUSE (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT LAKES TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1980

Miscellaneous:
TOWER WAS ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1899 BUT ALTERED IN 1903 WITH STEEL BRACING



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