Guysborough (Harbour) Lighthouse

Guysborough (Harbour) Lighthouse Locator Map


GUYSBOROUGH (HARBOUR) I - Light Details

  • Location: Near Peart Point, west side of harbour entrance
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1846
  • Year Lit: 1846
  • Structure Type: Lantern from square building, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1883)
  • Tower Height: 020ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 030ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1883 - 2 catatropic lens
  • 1905 - replaced by second tower

GUYSBOROUGH (HARBOUR) II - Light Details

  • Light Type: Sector Light
  • Location: On Peart Point, west side of harbour entrance
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1961
  • Began: 1905
  • Year Lit: 1905
  • Structure Type: Square wood building, white, red roof
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 035ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 038ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1905 - replaced original tower of 1846 - 1906 - hand fog horn established
  • 1922 - 1941 - 5th order dioptric lens, hand fog horn
  • 1941 - 1955 - red sector, fog signal - 1973 - automated by this date
  • 1982 - replaced by fibreglass tower

GUYSBOROUGH (HARBOUR) III - Light Details

  • Light Type: Sector Light
  • Location: On Peart Point, west side of harbour entrance
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1982
  • Began: 1982
  • Year Lit: 1982
  • Structure Type: Round fiberglass tower, 2 red bands, no lantern

Lightkeepers for Guysborough (Harbour) Lighthouse

Pert, Godfrey S. XXXX1857XX

Highlights

  • County: Guysborough
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Chedabucto Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 45~22~48
  • Longitude: 61~29~12
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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