FOWEY ROCKS

Year Established:
1878
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
OFF KEY BISCAYNE
Latitude:
25° 35.4'
Longitude:
80° 5.8'
City / Town:
CORAL GABLES
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
DADE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. FOWEY ROCKS
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1878
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON
Tower Foundation:
SCREW PILE W/PLATFORM
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
110.25
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
110.25
Tower Shape:
SKELETAL
Tower Daymark:
Dark Brown
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1878
Keeper's Quarters Style:
VICTORIAN OCTAGON
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
INTEGRAL TO TOWER
Other Structures:
NONE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VEGA VRB-25, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER DRUM, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1878
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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