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FIVE FINGER ISLANDS LIGHT

State: ALASKA
Location: FREDERICK SOUND
Nearest City: PETERSBURG
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 17
Year Station Established: 1902



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1935
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1984
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE ART MODERNE
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 68
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1902
  • Present Optic: VRB-25 VEGA, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1997
  • Height of Focal Plane: 81
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: AIR DIAPHONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1935
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: ART MODERNE (INTEGRAL)
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
Other Structures: RADIOBEACONS, CISTERNS

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/WEATHER FORECASTING CENTER

Owner/Manager: JUNEAU LIGHTHOUSE ASSOCIATION

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site: WWW.5FINGERLIGHTHOUSE.COM

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

SITE OF FIRST ALASKA LIGHTHOUSE BUILT BY LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE; TRANSFERRED FROM USCG TO JUNEAU LIGHTHOUSE ASSOCIATION UNDER SEC 416 OF THE COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1998



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