Hog Island (Port Felix)


HOG ISLAND I (PORT FELIX) - Light Details

  • Location: On Hog Island, west entrance to Port Felix
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1966
  • Began: 1902
  • Year Lit: 1902
  • Structure Type: Lantern on roof of square wood dwelling, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 037ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 042ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 7th order dioptric lens, hand fog horn
  • 1930 - 1960 - hand fog horn in answer to vessels
  • 1965 - fog signal sounded at the lighthouse
  • 1988 - replaced by fiberglass tower

HOG ISLAND II (PORT FELIX) - Light Details

  • Location: On Hog Island, west entrance to Port Felix
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1988
  • Began: 1988
  • Year Lit: 1988
  • Structure Type: Fiberglass, 2 red bands, no lantern

Highlights

  • County: Guysborough
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Port Felix Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 45~13~43.6
  • Longitude: 61~13~11.0
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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