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BUZZARDS BAY ENTRANCE LIGHT (SITE)

State: MASSACHUSETTS
Location: BUZZARDS BAY MAIN CHANNEL
Nearest City:
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1961



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1961
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1994
  • Automated: 1980
  • Foundation Materials: STEEL PILES FILLED W/CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: RED W/"BUZZARDS" ON 4-SIDED SUPERSTRUCTURE
  • Shape: SKELETAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 66
  • Original Optic: DCB 224
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1961
  • Present Optic: DCB 224
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1961
  • Height of Focal Plane: 101
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): REPLACED LIGHTSHIP

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1961
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TEXAS TOWER
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures: HELIOCOPTER LANDING DECK

Current Use: DISMANTLED AND REPLACED WITH A SMALLER STRUCTURE IN 1996 OR 1997

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:



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