Bergen Point

Year Established:
1850
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1908
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1935
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Entrance To Newark Bay
Latitude:
40° 38.60'
Longitude:
74° 8.90'
City / Town:
BAYONNE
U.S. State:
New Jersey
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Bergen Point
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1948
Disposition:
Dismantled 1948 and Replaced W/skeletal Tower
Year Tower Established:
1859
Tower Construction Material:
RUBBLE STONE
Tower Foundation:
DRESSED STONE/TIMBER CAISSON
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
46 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
41 feet
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1850
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
7 LAMPS, 15" REFLECTORS later 4th order Fresnel Lens
Year Original Lens Installed:
1859
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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