SHEET ROCK (HARBOUR) LIGHTHOUSE

Location


SHEET ROCK I (HARBOUR) - Light Details

  • Location: On Sheet Rock, entrance to Sheet Harbour
  • 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, dwellling attached
  • Light Characteristic: Occulting White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 041ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 075ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, occulting white (20s), hand fog horn
  • 1930 - 1965 - hand fog horn in answer to vessels
  • 1988 - replaced by fiberglass tower

SHEET ROCK II (HARBOUR) - Light Details

  • Location: On Sheet Rock, entrance to Sheet Harbour
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1988
  • Year Lit: 1988
  • Structure Type: White circular fiberglass, no lantern

Highlights

  • County: HRM
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Sheet Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 44~49~50.0
  • Longitude: 62~29~34.0
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3