CAPE St. ELIAS

Year Established:
1916
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2008
Photo Credit:
Anthony Melosci
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SOUTH END OF KAYAK ISLAND
Latitude:
60° 9.48'
Longitude:
146° 50.12'
City / Town:
CORDOVA
U.S. State:
Alaska
Location County:
VALDEZ/CORDOVA
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1916
Tower Construction Material:
CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
ROCK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
85
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
55
Tower Shape:
SQUARE ON CORNER OF FOG SIGNAL BLDG
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1916
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
CONCRETE
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
RADIO BEACON, STORAGE BUILDING

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VRB-25 VEGA, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1916
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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