PUGWASH LIGHTHOUSE

Location


PUGWASH - Light Details

  • Location: Fishery (Seaman's) Point, east side of harbour ent
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1871
  • Year Lit: 1871
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower on building, white
  • Light Characteristic: Occulting White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 044ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 048ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1883 - catatropic lens, showed red seaward, white in harbour, fixed white, 8m
  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, occulting white (10s)
  • 1962 - replaced by skeleton tower, red, with enclosed upper portion and lantern, white. Lighthouse moved to nearby farm (perhaps 1961)

Highlights

  • County: Cumberland
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: Pugwash Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Occulting White (1941)
  • Tower Height: 044 ft
  • Height Above Water: 048 ft
  • Latitude: 45~52~16
  • Longitude: 63~40~43
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3