CHATHAM

Year Established:
1808
Existing:
Yes
Download:
IMG_2388adj.jpg (4.77 MB)
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2015
Photo Credit:
Jeremy D'Entremont
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
W. SIDE CHATHAM HARBOR/SE CAPE COD
Latitude:
41° 40.3'
Longitude:
69° 57'
City / Town:
CHATHAM
U.S. State:
Massachusetts
Location County:
BARNSTABLE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
U.S. Coast Guard
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. CHATHAM
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1877
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON PLATE W/BRICK LINING
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
80
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
48
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1877
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
RADIO BEACON, LOOKOUT TOWER, OIL HOUSE (1877), GARAGE (1937); DESTROYED: 1872 CHATHAM LIFESAVING STATION

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB-224
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1857
Private Aid:
No
Year Automated:
1982
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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