WAUGOSHANCE

Year Established:
1851
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2008
Photo Credit:
Nancy Camp
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
NW OF WAUGOSHANCE ISLAND/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 47'15"
Longitude:
85° 05'31"
City / Town:
WAUGOSHANCE ISLAND
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
EMMET
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1912
Year Tower Established:
1851
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK ENCASED W/IRON PLATE
Tower Foundation:
TIMBER CRIB FILLED W/STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
74 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
65 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL (ENCASED IN IRON IN 1883)
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1883
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1851
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK/IRON PLATE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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