BOON ISLAND

Year Established:
1811
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Courtesy of:
Mike & Carol McKinney

LOCATION

Location:
About six miles southeast of Cape Neddick
Latitude:
43° 7.3'
Longitude:
70° 28.6'
City / Town:
YORK
U.S. State:
Maine
Location County:
YORK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Private owner
Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. BOON ISLAND
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1855
Tower Construction Material:
GRANITE
Tower Foundation:
SURFACE ROCK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
137
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
133
Tower Shape:
CYLINDRICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1855
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
GRANITE
Other Structures:
HELO PAD, STORAGE BUILDING

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VLB-44 (LED), SOLAR POWERED (INSTALLED 2016)
Original Optic Type:
SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1855
Private Aid:
No
Year Automated:
1978
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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