Humboldt Bay Harbor

Year Established:
1856
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1907
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1920
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Service
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Humboldt Bay Entrance
Latitude:
40° 41.37'
Longitude:
124° 16.26'
City / Town:
HUMBOLDT
U.S. State:
California
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Humboldt Bay Harbor
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1892
Disposition:
Replaced with Station at Table Bluff in 1892, Razed in the 1930s
Year Tower Established:
1856
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
176
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
30
Tower Shape:
CIRCULAR ON SQUARE DWELLING
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1856
Other Structures:
ASST KEEPERS DWELLING (1877), BOAT LANDING, BOAT HOUSE, TRAMWAY

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
Forth ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1856
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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