Maugher Beach Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
44° 36' 08.2'' N    -63° 32' 00.9'' W
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44° 36' 08.2'' N    -63° 32' 00.9'' W    Google Map

MAUGHER BEACH I - Light Details


Location:West end of beach, McNabs Island
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1814
Year Lit:1828
Engineer:Colonel Nicolls
Structure Type:Circular granite Martello tower, white, red roof
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1922)
Tower Height:060ft feet high.
Light Height:064ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1814 - construction of a Martello tower began, but funding delayed completion
  • 1815 - claims that light exhibited when naval vessels expected in port
  • 1828 - light mounted on Martello tower (Sherbrooke Tower) - 1889 - fog signal est
  • 1906 - increased 10ft in height - 1922 - 1941 - 3rd order dioptric lens