GRAYS REEF

Year Established:
1891
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
GRAYS REEF EAST CHANNEL/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 46'
Longitude:
85° 9.2'
City / Town:
ST. IGNACE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
EMMET
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. GRAYS REEF
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1936
Tower Construction Material:
REINFORCED CONCRETE/STEEL
Tower Foundation:
SUBMERGED STONE/CONCRETE CRIB
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
82
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
65
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL ON SQUARE DWELLING
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1936
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
REINFORCED CONCRETE
Other Structures:
RADIO BEACON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
190 MM
Original Optic Type:
THIRD AND HALF ORDER
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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