Bells Rock

Year Established:
1881
Existing:
No
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1901
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
York River
Latitude:
37° 29.26'
Longitude:
76° 45.35'
City / Town:
YORKTOWN
U.S. State:
Virginia
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Bells Rock
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1928
Disposition:
Superstructure Dismantled 1928 and Automated Light on Steel Tower Erected on Old Pile Foundation
Year Tower Established:
1881
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
SCREWPILE
Tower Shape:
HEXAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1881

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1881
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018