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LUBEC CHANNEL LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: LUBEC CHANNEL
Nearest City: LUBEC
County: WASHINGTON
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1890


Lubec Channel Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1890
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1939
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE/CAST IRON CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON W/BRICK LINING
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER ON BLACK CYLINDRICAL PIER
  • Shape: CONICAL "SPARK PLUG"
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1890
  • Present Optic: 155 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1985
  • Height of Focal Plane: 53
  • 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/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1890
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: SPARK PLUG INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Other Structures: CISTERNS IN BASEMENT

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #88000152
Name of Listing: LUBEC CHANNEL LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
STRUCTURE SUBSTANTIALLY RESTORED BY COAST GUARD IN 1993-1994; ORIGINAL FOG BELL IN LOCAL MUSEUM IN LUBEC, MAINE



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