PATOS ISLAND

Year Established:
1893
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2010
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
PUGET SOUND/STRAITS OF GEORGIA
Latitude:
48° 47'22"
Longitude:
122° 58'12"
City / Town:
EASTSOUND
U.S. State:
Washington
Location County:
SAN JUAN
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. PATOS ISLAND
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1908
Tower Construction Material:
WEATHERBOARD
Tower Foundation:
WOOD
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
52
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
35
Tower Shape:
SQUARE ON FOG SIGNAL BLDG.
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1898
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
WOOD
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Other Structures:
MODERN KEEPERS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1908
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Comments:

Lens Lantern replaced by tower in 1908.


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