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Name: Kings Cove Head Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kings Cove, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: West side of Bonavista Bay, in northeastern Newfoundland.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This lighthouse was manufactured in England.

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 177

Characteristic and Range: White occulting light.

Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1893

Date Automated: 1992

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is a 30-minute walk from the community of Kings Cove on a gravel road.

Keepers: James Batterton (1893-1902), Philip Batterton (1902-1933), James Batterton (1933-1955), Thomas Maddox (1955-1974), Thomas Maddox Jr. (1974-1992)

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