Northwest Point Royal Shoal

Year Established:
1857
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1879
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1901
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Establishment
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society

LOCATION

Location:
Pamplico Sound
Latitude:
35° 9.2'
Longitude:
76° 9.3'
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Northwest Point Royal Shoal
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1903
Disposition:
Due to Wearing Away of Site, Replaced with New Structure at Bluff Shoal
Year Tower Established:
1857, 1882
Tower Foundation:
SCREW PILE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
38 Feet
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
38 Feet
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1857

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1857
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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