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Name: Cobourg East Pierhead Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

Location: Outer end of pier, entrance to Cobourg Marina, Lake Ontario.

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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: Iso R 2s, visible for 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
White, square, pyramidal wooden tower with a circular lantern.

Date Established: 1844

Date Present Tower Built: 1924

Fog Signal: Formerly diaphone, two 4s blasts every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Charles Murray Ribble (c. 1970s)

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