MANISTIQUE (EAST BREAKWATER)

Year Established:
1913
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2012
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
MANISTIQUE RIVER ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 56.7'
Longitude:
86° 14.8'
City / Town:
MANISTIQUE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
SCHOOLCRAFT
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. MANISTIQUE (EAST BREAKWATER)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1916
Tower Construction Material:
STEEL
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE PIER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
50
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
34
Tower Shape:
SQUARE PYRAMIDAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1916
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
HOLLOW MASONRY TILES & STUCCO
Other Structures:
RADIO BEACON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1916
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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