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SUNKEN ROCK LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: BUSH ISLAND / ST. LAWRENCE RIVER
Nearest City: ALEXANDRIA BAY
County: JEFFERSON
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1847



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1884
  • Is the Light Operational? YES (PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION)
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: STONE ON REEF
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/GREEN LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: SIXTH ORDER FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • 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

Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN

Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:
CONVERTED TO SOLAR POWER 1988



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