Gunning Point Island Lighthouse 

This little fiberglass lighthouse is on a narrow channel used by fishermen.


Gunning Point Island Lighthouse Locator Map


GUNNING POINT ISLAND I - Light Details

  • Location: Eastern end of Tanner Island
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1963
  • Began: 1913
  • Year Lit: 1913
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 027ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 033ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 5th order dioptric lens, seasonal (Apr - Jan)
  • 1962 - 1965 - light raised from 29ft to 33ft
  • 1973 - automated by this date
  • 1990 - replaced by fibreglass tower

GUNNING POINT ISLAND II - Light Details

  • Location: Eastern end of Tanner Island
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1986
  • Year Lit: 1986
  • Structure Type: Round fiberglass tower, no lanterm

Highlights

  • County: Lunenburg
  • Region: South Shore
  • Body of Water: Mahone Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 44~22~01.5
  • Longitude: 64~12~04.3
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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