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CAPE ROJO LIGHT (CABO ROJO)

State: PUERTO RICO
Location: SOUTHEAST OF POLE OJEA ON CAPE ROJO
Nearest City: POLE OJEA
County: CABO ROJO
U.S.C.G. District: 7
Year Station Established: 1882


Cape Rojo Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo, ca. 1975
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1882
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1967
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: STONE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: HEXAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1882
  • Present Optic: DCB-24
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 121
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1882
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: STONE
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/CITY OF CABO ROJO

Open to the Public? UNKNOWN

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000685
Name of Listing: FARO DE LOS MORRILLOS DE CABO ROJO
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, PR-11

Miscellaneous:




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