BLOODY POINT BAR

Year Established:
1882
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2004
Photo Courtesy of:
Mike & Carol McKinney
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
S. OF KENT ISLAND/UPPER CHESAPEAKE BAY
Latitude:
38° 50'
Longitude:
76° 23.5'
City / Town:
CLAIBORNE
U.S. State:
Maryland
Location County:
QUEEN ANNE'S
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. BLOODY POINT BAR
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1882
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON
Tower Foundation:
CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
54
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
40
Tower Shape:
CONICAL SPARK PLUG
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1882
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL SPARK PLUG
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
CAST IRON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1882
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017