BLUE HILL BAY

Year Established:
1857
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2006
Photo Courtesy of:
Mike & Carol McKinney

LOCATION

Location:
ON GREEN ISLAND/BLUE HILL BAY
Latitude:
°44.249
Longitude:
°68.498
City / Town:
BROOKLIN
U.S. State:
Maine
Location County:
HANCOCK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Privately Owned
Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. BLUE HILL BAY
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1933
Year Tower Established:
1857
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
26
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
22
Tower Shape:
Cylindrical
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1856
Keeper's Quarters Style:
COLONIAL CAPE
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
BRICK OIL HOUSE (1905)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1857
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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