BUTLER FLATS

Year Established:
1898
Existing:
Yes
Download:
IMG_4720adj.jpg (4.27 MB)
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2013
Photo Credit:
Jeremy D'Entremont
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
NEW BEDFORD CHANNEL/ACUSHNET RIVER
Latitude:
41° 36.2'
Longitude:
70° 53.7'
City / Town:
NEW BEDFORD
U.S. State:
Massachusetts
Location County:
BRISTOL
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1898
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
53
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
53
Tower Shape:
CONCIAL ON CYLINDRICAL BASE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1898
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
NONE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
RB-300 MAXLUMINA ROTATING
Original Optic Type:
FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Private Aid:
Yes
Year Automated:
1978
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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