BROWNS POINT

Year Established:
1887
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
COMMENCEMENT BAY E. ENTRANCE/PUGET SOUND
Latitude:
47° 18'22"
Longitude:
122° 26'34"
City / Town:
TACOMA
U.S. State:
Washington
Location County:
PIERCE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. BROWNS POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1933
Tower Construction Material:
CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
38
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
34
Tower Shape:
SQUARE W/OUT LANTERN
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1903
Keeper's Quarters Style:
NEOCLASSICAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, GARAGE, BOATHOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VRB 25
Original Optic Type:
375 MM
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Tower replaced in 1903 and again in1933.


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