LITTLE GULL ISLAND

Year Established:
1806
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
George Doerner
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
OFF FISHER'S ISLAND/LONG ISLAND SOUND
Latitude:
41° 12.4'
Longitude:
72° 6.5'
City / Town:
ORIENT POINT
U.S. State:
New York
Location County:
SUFFOLK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. LITTLE GULL ISLAND
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1869
Tower Construction Material:
GRANITE
Tower Foundation:
GRANITE PIER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
91
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
74
Tower Shape:
CONICAL TOWER
Tower Daymark:
Gray
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1869
Keeper's Quarters Style:
SECOND EMPIRE
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
GRANITE
Other Structures:
WORK SHEDS; RADIO BEACON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Original Optic Type:
SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1869
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017