FORT POINT CA

Year Established:
1855
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2017
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SAN FRANCISCO HARBOR ENTRANCE
Latitude:
°37 48'32"
Longitude:
°122 28'03"
City / Town:
SAN FRANCISCO
U.S. State:
California
Location County:
SAN FRANCISCO
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. FORT POINT CA
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1934
Year Tower Established:
1863
Tower Construction Material:
IRON
Tower Foundation:
BRICK AND GRANITE FORTRESS
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
81
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
27
Tower Shape:
NINE-SIDED ON FORT'S STAIRWAY TOWER
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1904
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
CONCRETE
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1908
Keeper's Quarters Style:
TUDOR STYLE
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
REDWOOD
Other Structures:
REMOVED: WOODEN ASST. KEEPERS (1885), CATWALK BRIDGE, BARN, LOOKOUT TOWER, OIL HOUSE, 2 WATER RESERVOIRS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1855
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017