Cross Ledge

Year Established:
1875
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1879
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Establishment
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society

LOCATION

Location:
Cross Ledge Shoal/delaware Bay
Latitude:
39° 9.47'
Longitude:
75° 14.13'
City / Town:
FORTESCUE
U.S. State:
New Jersey
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1907
Disposition:
Replaced by Elbow of Cross Ledge Light, Only Caisson Foundation Remains
Year Tower Established:
1875
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
GRANITE CAISSON
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
38 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
38 feet
Tower Shape:
CYLINDER ON SQUARE HOUSE
Tower Daymark:
gray
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1875
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1875
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

REPLACED UPPER MIDDLE SHOAL LIGHTSHIP


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