PICTOU ISLAND EAST END LIGHTHOUSE


PICTOU ISLAND EAST END I - Light Details

  • Location: Southeast point of island
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1853
  • Year Lit: 1853
  • Structure Type: Square tower, attached dwelling, white
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 032ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 052ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1857 - fixed white, catatropic lens, structure altered
  • 1874 - catatropic lens - 1883 - fixed white
  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, flashing white (5s)

PICTOU ISLAND EAST END II - Light Details

  • Location: Southeast point of island
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1930
  • Year Lit: 1930
  • Structure Type: Lantern, red, on roof of square wood dwelling, white
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 040ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 058ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1930 - replaced original tower of 1853
  • 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, flashing white (3.5s)
  • 1955 - 1962 - replaced by skeleton tower

Lightkeepers for Pictou Island East End Lighthouse


Hogg, William XXXX1857XX

Highlights

  • County: Pictou
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: Northumberland Strait
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Flashing White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 040 ft
  • Height Above Water: 058 ft
  • Latitude: 45~48~54.4
  • Longitude: 62~30~49.7
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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