Parrsboro Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
45° 23' 12.8'' N    -64° 18' 59.5'' W
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45° 23' 12.8'' N    -64° 18' 59.5'' W    Google Map

PARRSBORO I - Light Details


Location:On Partridge Island, west side of mouth of harbour
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1852
Year Lit:1852
Structure Type:Octagonal wood tower, white
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1941)
Tower Height:032ft feet high.
Light Height:037ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1883 - catatropic lens, 9m, fixed white
  • 1905 - fog bell installed - 1917 - compressed air diaphone installed
  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, fog signal in base of tower
  • 1941 - 1960 - replaced by skeleton tower