BEAVERTAIL

Year Established:
1749
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2011
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
CONANICUT ISLAND/NARAGANSETT BAY ENTRANCE
Latitude:
41° 27'
Longitude:
71° 24'
City / Town:
JAMESTOWN
U.S. State:
Rhode Island
Location County:
NEWPORT
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. BEAVERTAIL
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1856
Tower Construction Material:
GRANITE
Tower Foundation:
TIMBER/ROCK CRIB
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
64 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
46 feet
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1856
Keeper's Quarters Style:
(ATTACHED)
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK/STUCCO
Other Structures:
ASSISTANT KEEPERS (1898), OIL HOUSE, GARAGE, STORAGE BUILDING, RADIOBEACON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB-24
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1856
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017