POINT RETREAT

Year Established:
1904
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2006
Photo Credit:
Mike and Carol McKinney
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
ADMIRALTY ISLAND/LYNN CANAL
Latitude:
58° 24'39"
Longitude:
134° 56'33"
City / Town:
JUNEAU
U.S. State:
Alaska
Location County:
JUNEAU
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. POINT RETREAT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1924
Tower Construction Material:
CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
63
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
25
Tower Shape:
SQUARE ON FOG SIGNAL BUILDING
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1924
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
REINFORCED CONCRETE
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1924
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CAPE COD
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, BOATHOUSE, DOCK, WATER TANK, FUEL STORAGE PLATFORM, HELICOPTER PAD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 mm, Solar Powered
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER LENS?
Year Original Lens Installed:
1924
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Comments:

Original tower replaced 1923-1924.


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