CAPE DECISION

Year Established:
1932
Existing:
Yes
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2006
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
S. KUIU ISLAND/SUMNER STRAIT/SHAKAN BAY
Latitude:
56° 0.06'
Longitude:
134° 8'
City / Town:
PETERSBURG
U.S. State:
Alaska
Location County:
WRANGELL/PETERSBURG
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. CAPE DECISION
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1932
Tower Construction Material:
CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
ROCK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
96
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
76
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1932
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ART DECO (INTEGRAL)
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
CONCRETE
Other Structures:
FIRE DAMAGED TRAM, DOCK, BOAT HOUSE, AND HOIST HOUSE; WOODEN PAINT SHED W/TIN ROOF, SMALL-SPAN CONCRETE BRIDGE, WOODEN HELIPAD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VEGA VRB-25, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1932
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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