CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT (Cape Hancock)

Year Established:
1856
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2017
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
NORTH POINT ISLAND/COLUMBIA RIVER Mouth
Latitude:
46° 16'29"
Longitude:
124° 03'11"
City / Town:
ILWACO
U.S. State:
Washington
Location County:
PACIFIC
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT (Cape Hancock)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1856
Tower Construction Material:
DRESSED STONE
Tower Foundation:
MASONRY
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
233
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
40
Tower Shape:
CONICAL ATTACHED TO OIL HOUSE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1856
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CAPE COD
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
STONE/BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, MODERN USCG LOOKOUT, USCG COMMUNICATIONS TOWER, PAIR OF MODERN RANGE LIGHTS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1856
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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