Man Of War Point Lighthouse

MAN OF WAR POINT - Light Details

  • Location: On point, east shore of Great Bras d'Or
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by c. 1965
  • Began: 1912
  • Year Lit: 1912
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 032ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 032ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 5th order dioptric lens
  • 1925 - tower destroyed, replaced by temporary light on pole
  • 1930 - temporary light in operation
  • c. 2000 - sold to private party. Cut in half and moved inland.

Highlights

  • County: Victoria
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Great Bras d'Or
  • Scenic Drive: Bras d'Or Lakes Scenic Drive
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 032 ft
  • Height Above Water: 032 ft
  • Latitude: 46~11~18
  • Longitude: 60~33~00
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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