Cape Fear

Year Established:
1903
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1908
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1952
Photo Credit:
USCG
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives

LOCATION

Latitude:
33° 52.24'
Longitude:
77° 59.54'
City / Town:
BALD HEAD ISLAND
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Destroyed
Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Cape Fear
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1958
Disposition:
Replaced by Oak Island Light/tower Demolished 1958; 3 Dwellings, Oil House, Storage Building and Pier Survive
Year Tower Established:
1903
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
159
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
150
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL SKELETAL W/CENTRAL COLUMN
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1903
Keeper's Quarters Style:
One-and-a-half story dwellings
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
2 OTHER DWELLINGS, OIL HOUSE, STORAGE BUILDING, PIERS, bridge/tunnel
REDBRICK GENERATOR HOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1903
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018