POINT BONITA

Year Established:
1855
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2017
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
POINT BONITA/SAN FRANCISCO BAY ENTRANCE
Latitude:
37° 48'51"
Longitude:
122° 31'47"
City / Town:
SAUSALITO
U.S. State:
California
Location County:
MARIN
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. POINT BONITA
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1877
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/CEMENT
Tower Foundation:
MASONRY
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
124
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
21
Tower Shape:
POLYGONAL ON SQUARE OIL HOUSE
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1903
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1855
Keeper's Quarters Style:
VICTORIAN
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
3 CISTERNS (1872, 1877, CA. 1890), OIL HOUSE (1877), GARAGE, STORAGE BUILDING, RADIO BEACON (CA. 1981), TUNNEL (1876), BRIDGE (1954)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1855
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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