STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL NORTH PIERHEAD

Year Established:
1882
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1999
Photo Credit:
Joyce Dixon
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
CANAL ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
44° 47.5'
Longitude:
87° 18.6'
City / Town:
STURGEON BAY
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
DOOR
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. STURGEON BAY SHIP CANAL NORTH PIERHEAD
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1903
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
40
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
39
Tower Shape:
CYLINDRICAL ON SQUARE HOUSE
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1903
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
STEEL
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Other Structures:
CATWALK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM
Original Optic Type:
SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1882
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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