PUNTA GORDA CA

Year Established:
1911
Existing:
Yes
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
Joyce Dixon
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
12 MILES SOUTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO
Latitude:
40°24.94'
Longitude:
124° 35.02'
City / Town:
PETROLIA
U.S. State:
California
Location County:
HUMBOLDT
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. PUNTA GORDA CA
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1951
Year Tower Established:
1912
Tower Construction Material:
REINFORCED CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
75
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
27
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1910
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
WOOD
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1910
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
ALL BURNED W/EXCEPTION OF CONCRETE OIL HOUSE; ORIG./BARN, FOG SIGNAL BLDG., STORAGE SHED, 3 KEEPERS, CARPENTER/BLACKSMITH SHOP, STABLES, CISTERNS, AND WOODEN ABOVE GROUND WATER STORAGE TANKS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, GROUP FLASHING
Year Original Lens Installed:
1912
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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