BLOCK ISLAND (SOUTHEAST)

Year Established:
1875
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:
MOHEGAN BLUFFS/BLOCK ISLAND
Latitude:
41° 9.2'
Longitude:
71° 33.1'
City / Town:
NEW SHOREHAM
U.S. State:
Rhode Island
Location County:
WASHINGTON
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. BLOCK ISLAND (SOUTHEAST)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1990-1994
Year Tower Established:
1875
Tower Construction Material:
RED BRICK
Tower Foundation:
GRANITE/CONCRETE/BRICK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
201 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
48 Feet
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL PYRAMIDAL ATT TO DUPLEX
Tower Daymark:
Red
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1908
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1873
Keeper's Quarters Style:
GOTHIC REVIVAL DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
STORAGE BUILDING, RADIOBEACON, GARAGE, MODERN BRICK RANCH HOUSE (1961); MODERN FOG SIGNAL (C. 1988); DESTROYED: CISTERNS, BOATHOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1875
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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