Gregory Island Lighthouse


GREGORY ISLAND I - Light Details

  • Location: W point of island, N entrance to St. Peter's Inlet
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1884
  • Year Lit: 1884
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 033ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 030ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1898 - alteration of some form
  • 1922 - 1941 - 7th order dioptric lens
  • 1973 - automated by this date
  • 1982 - replaced by fibreglass tower

GREGORY ISLAND II - Light Details

  • Location: W point of island, N entrance to St. Peter's Inlet
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1951
  • Began: c1980
  • Year Lit: c1980
  • Structure Type: Round fiberglass, two red stripes, no lantern

Highlights

  • County: Richmond
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: St. Peter's Inlet
  • Scenic Drive: Bras d'Or Lakes Scenic Drive
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 45~42~38.5
  • Longitude: 60~48~30.9
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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