Black Rock Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
46° 18' 18.8'' N    -60° 23' 29.8'' W
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BLACK ROCK POINT I - Light Details


Location:South shore, entrance to Great Bras d'Or
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1868
Year Lit:1868
Structure Type:Tapered square wood tower, white, attached dwelling
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1941)
Tower Height:023ft feet high.
Light Height:063ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1883 - catatropic lens, fixed white, 10m, elevation 45ft
  • 1922 - catatropic lens, 12m, red background, white cross, elevation 45ft
  • 1923 - 6th order dioptric lens installed - 1928 - hand fog horn established
  • 1941 - 1968 - 6th order dioptric lens, 63ft - 1978 - replaced by present tower