Round Island MS (Replica)

Type:
Year Established:
1833
Existing:
Yes
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2014
Photo Credit:
Wikipaedia Commons
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Mississippi Sound/east Pascagoula River
Latitude:
30° 29.19'
Longitude:
88° 58.67'
City / Town:
PASCAGOULA
U.S. State:
Mississippi
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1944
Disposition:
Destroyed in 1998 Hurricane George, Acoe Restored in 2014
Year Tower Established:
1833, 1859
Tower Construction Material:
Brick
Tower Foundation:
Pile
Tower Shape:
Conical
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1859
Other Structures:
2 cisterns, oil house

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
Fourth Order, Fresnel
Year Original Lens Installed:
1859
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

City of Pascagoula obtained title in 1985, restored as museum


Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018