Dog Island

Year Established:
1838
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1854
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1866
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Establishment
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
St George Sound/apalachicola Bay
Latitude:
29° 47.00'
Longitude:
84° 40.00'
City / Town:
CARRABELLE
U.S. State:
Florida
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1873
Disposition:
1873 Hurricane Swept Tower & Dwelling Into St. George Sound/replaced with Crooked River Light (1895)
Year Tower Established:
1852
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
48
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
44
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1854

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1852
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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