CAPE LOOKOUT

Year Established:
1812
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2001
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
CORE BANKS/CAPE LOOKOUT NS
Latitude:
34° 37.3'
Longitude:
76° 31.5'
City / Town:
BEAUFORT
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Location County:
CARTERET
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1859
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
WOOD PILINGS/DRESSED STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
156
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
150
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Tower Daymark:
Black and White Diamonds
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1873
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
BRICK OIL HOUSE, COAL SHED, 2 CISTERNS, SUMMER KITCHEN, STABLE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB-24
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1859
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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