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CULEBRITA ISLAND LIGHT

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: VIRGIN PASSAGE / ANTILLES ISLAND
Nearest City: CULEBRITA ISLAND
County: CULEBRA
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1886



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1886
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1964
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: GRAY TOWER/RED TRIM ON DWELLING
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 43
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1888
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 305
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower?

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1886
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: STONE
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD (TOWER)/FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE (ISLAND)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000686
Name of Listing: FARO ISLA CULEBRITA
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-12

Miscellaneous:
LIGHTHOUSE SUSTAINED DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE MARILYN



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