Havre Boucher Rear Range Light

HAVRE BOUCHER RANGE LIGHTS REAR I - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On southwest shore of harbour
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1945
  • Year Lit: 1945
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Tower Height: 030ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 102ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1941 - 1954 - replaced original tower of 1879
  • 1969 - replaced by present tower

HAVRE BOUCHER RANGE LIGHTS REAR II - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On southwest shore of harbour
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1842
  • Year Lit: 1842
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 032ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 107ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1883 - fixed red, catatropic lens
  • 1922 - 1941 - catatropic lens
  • 1941 - 1954 - replaced by second tower

HAVRE BOUCHER RANGE LIGHTS REAR III - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On southwest shore of harbour
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1969
  • Year Lit: 1969
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Green (1992)
  • Tower Height: 030ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 112ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1969 - replaced second tower
  • 1973 - catatropic lens, automated by this date
  • 1992 - electric lantern

HAVRE BOUCHER RANGE LIGHTS REAR IIII - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range Light
  • Location: On southwest shore of harbour
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1879
  • Year Lit: 1879
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 032ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 036ft feet above water level.

Highlights

  • County: Antigonish
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: Havre Boucher
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 032 ft
  • Height Above Water: 036 ft
  • Latitude: 45~40~55.2
  • Longitude: 61~31~37.6
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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