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CLEVELAND EAST LEDGE LIGHT

State: MASSACHUSETTS
Location: BUZZARDS BAY / CLEVELAND LEDGE CHANNEL
Nearest City: POCASSET
County: BARNSTABLE
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1943


Cleveland East Ledge Light
Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1943
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1978
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE/ROCK CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER/BROWN CAISSON/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL ON SQUARE DWELLING
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 70
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1943
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1978
  • Height of Focal Plane: 74
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1943
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: ART MODERNE INTERGAL
  • Construction Materials: REINFORCED CONCRETE
Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #87001462
Name of Listing: CLEVELAND LEDGE LIGHT STATION (LIGHTHOUSES OF MASSACHUSETTS TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
RENOVATED BY USCG IN 1990



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