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Name: Lonely Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Manitowaning, Ontario, Canada

Location: Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 54

Height of Focal Plane: 195

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, visible for 17 miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
House and other buildings destroyed 1995.

Earlier Towers?
1870: Square wooden tower attached to dwelling.

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1907

Date Automated: 1987

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: John Egan (1870-1872), Henry Solomon (1872), Dominic (Domonic?) Solomon (1872-1885), John Haitse (1885-1914), Louis Roque (1914-1916), Harry Loosemore (1916-1942), Edward Rousseau (c. 1943-1958), John Adams (1959-1965), Aldon Brethour (1966-1978), Lorne Gibson (c. 1982-1986)

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