Pease Island Lighthouse

A good example of a fiberglass tower with a concrete equipment building.

Photo - © Kathy Brown, Pease Island Lighthouse, 2005


Pease Island Lighthouse and the abandoned keeper`s house, 2005


Pease Island Lighthouse Locator Map


PEASE ISLAND I - Light Details

  • Location: South side of island, Tusket Islands
  • 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, dwelling attached
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 042ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 056ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1883 - catatropic light, occulting red, 12m, two lights in operation - 1898 -fog
  • 1922 - 1941 - catatropic long focus lens, group flashing white (20s)
  • 1922 - catatropic, fixed red lower light, 4m, hand fog horn
  • 1930 - two lights, white, red light 16ft lower, hand fog signal

PEASE ISLAND III - Light Details

  • Location: South side of island, Tusket Islands
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1992
  • Began: 1992
  • Year Lit: 1992
  • Structure Type: Circular fibreglass tower, white
  • Solarized: This light has been solarized.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1992 - replaced second tower

Lightkeepers for Pease Island Lighthouse

Malone, Ranford 1981

Highlights

  • County: Yarmouth
  • Region: Yarmouth & Acadian Shore
  • Body of Water: Schooner Passage
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 43~37~42.6
  • Longitude: 66~01~34.9
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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