Billingsgate Island

Year Established:
1822
Existing:
No
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LOCATION

Location:
Wellfleet Bay Entrance/Cape Cod
Latitude:
41° 52.18'
Longitude:
70° 4.10'
City / Town:
BARNSTABLE
U.S. State:
Massachusetts
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Billingsgate Island
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1922
Disposition:
Abandoned 1915 as Station Undermined by Sea, Island Vanished 1922
Year Tower Established:
1858
Tower Foundation:
GRANITE
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
0

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
8 LAMPS W/13 1/2 REFLECTORS
Year Original Lens Installed:
1822
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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