Egg Island NJ

Year Established:
1837
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1879
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1913
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
North Side Of Delaware Bay/west Of Cape May
Latitude:
39° 10.44'
Longitude:
75° 08.13'
U.S. State:
New Jersey
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Disposition:
Abandoned in the 1940s and Structure Lost Due to Beach Erosion; Replaced W/light on Tank Tower
Year Tower Established:
1878
Tower Foundation:
BRICK PIER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
50 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
45 Feet
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1837

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1868
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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