DIAMOND SHOAL (1966)

Year Established:
1966
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1985
Photo Credit:
USCG
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives

LOCATION

Location:
NORTH CAROLINA SEACOAST
Latitude:
35° 9.1'
Longitude:
75° 17.9'
City / Town:
BUXTON
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Privately Owned
Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. DIAMOND SHOAL (1966)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
2001
Disposition:
Still Standing in Private Hands
Year Tower Established:
1966
Tower Construction Material:
STEEL
Tower Foundation:
STEEL PILINGS
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
125
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
125
Tower Shape:
SKELETAL W/CYLINDRICAL COLUMN
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1966
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL TEXAS TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
STEEL
Other Structures:
HELICOPTER PAD/RADIO BEACON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB 224
Original Optic Type:
DCB 224
Year Original Lens Installed:
1966
Private Aid:
No
Year Automated:
1977
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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