Bon Portage Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
43° 27' 23.2'' N    -65° 44' 36.2'' W
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43° 27' 23.2'' N    -65° 44' 36.2'' W    Google Map

BON PORTAGE I - Light Details


Location:Southern point of Bon Portage Island
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1874
Year Lit:1874
Structure Type:Tapered square wood tower, white, dwelling attached
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1941)
Tower Height:028ft feet high.
Light Height:046ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1883 - catatropic light, revolving red, 12m
  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, occulting white (15s), hand fog horn
  • 1941 - catatropic lens, flashing white (15s) - 1960 - 1965 - fog signal
  • 1964 - replaced by present tower