POINT WILSON

Year Established:
1879
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2017
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
ENTRANCE TO ADMIRALTY INLET/PUGET SOUND
Latitude:
48° 08'39"
Longitude:
122° 45'14"
City / Town:
PORT TOWNSEND
U.S. State:
Washington
Location County:
JEFFERSON
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1914
Tower Construction Material:
MASONRY/CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
51
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
46
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL ON FOG SIGNAL BUILDING
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1914
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
MASONRY/CONCRETE
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1879
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
2ND KEEPERS QUARTERS, RADIOBEACON, 2 OIL HOUSES

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1879
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Original tower replaced in 1914


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