Charlos Harbour Front Range Light

This Range Light was discontined in about 1988. It has been destroyed.


CHARLOS HARBOUR RANGE LIGHTS FRONT I - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range LightLocation: On extremity of point, west entrance to Charlos Cove
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1901
  • Year Lit: 1901
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 023ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 028ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - catatropic lens - 1938 - moved about 30 feet
  • 1966 - 1970 - replaced by second tower

CHARLOS HARBOUR RANGE LIGHTS FRONT II - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range Light
  • Location: On extremity of point, west entrance to Charlos Cove
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Decommissioned: This light has been decommissioned.
  • Began: c. 1965
  • Year Lit: c. 1965
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, red stripe
  • Tower Height: 021ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 027ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1966 - 1970 - replaced original tower of 1901
  • 1987 - decommissioned

Highlights

  • County: Guysborough
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Tor Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 45~14~42
  • Longitude: 61~20~0
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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