WEST POINT

Year Established:
1881
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2008
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
ELLIOTT BAY/PUGET SOUND
Latitude:
47° 39'43"
Longitude:
122° 26'03"
City / Town:
SEATTLE
U.S. State:
Washington
Location County:
KING
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1881
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/STUCCO
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
23.75
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
20
Tower Shape:
OCT/SQUARE ATTACHED TO SIGNAL BLDG
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1906
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK/STUCCO
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1881
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CAPE COD
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
2ND FRAME KEEPERS QUARTERS, METAL OIL HOUSE, STORAGE BUILDING

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FOURTH ORDER
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1881
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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