CHESAPEAKE

Year Established:
1930
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
National Park Service
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
14.5 MILES EAST OF CAPE HENRY
Latitude:
35° 54.3'
Longitude:
75° 42.8'
City / Town:
VIRGINIA BEACH
U.S. State:
Virginia
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. CHESAPEAKE
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1965
Tower Construction Material:
STEEL/CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
STEEL PILE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
400
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
117
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1965
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL TEXAS TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
STEEL/CONCRETE
Other Structures:
RADIOBEACON, HELO PAD ON ROOF OF QUARTERS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB 224
Original Optic Type:
DCB 224
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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