U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse was designed and built by the Danish government. In 1981, the Coast Guard transferred the station to the U.S. Navy with the exception of the lighthouse and 0.25 acres of land surrounding it.
Tower Height: 35
Height of Focal Plane: 394
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes (10 seconds apart) every 30 seconds.
Description of Tower: Cast iron tower.
Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.
This light is operational
Two concrete one-story keeper's dwellings.
Date Established: 1915
Date Present Tower Built: 1915
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.