BATTERY POINT (CRESCENT CITY)

Year Established:
1856
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2006
Photo Courtesy of:
Mike & Carol McKinney
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
BATTERY POINT ISLAND
Latitude:
41° 44'36"
Longitude:
124° 12'10"
City / Town:
CRESCENT CITY
U.S. State:
California
Location County:
DEL NORTE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. BATTERY POINT (CRESCENT CITY)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1965-1982
Year Tower Established:
1856
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK TOWER/GRANITE HOUSE
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
77
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
35
Tower Shape:
CYLINDRICAL ON SQUARE HOUSE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1856
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CAPE COD INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
STONE
Other Structures:
CARPENTER SHOP, STORAGE BUILDING (LEAN TO ATTACHED TO LIGHTHOUSE), 4 WATERTANKS (1904), OIL HOUSE (1880)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FIFTH ORDER DRUMM, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1856
Private Aid:
Yes
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017