Hog Island Shoal Light

Hog Island Shoal Light


Portsmouth, Rhode Island (RI), US
Station established: 1886 (lightship)

Present lighthouse built: 1901; Automated: 1964

Construction material: Cast iron

Height of tower: 60 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet

Original optic: Fifth order Fresnel; Present optic: 250 mm

lens

Characteristic: Three seconds white alternating with three seconds darkness

Fog signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds
Station established: 1886 (lightship)

Present lighthouse built: 1901; Automated: 1964

Construction material: Cast iron

Height of tower: 60 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet

Original optic: Fifth order Fresnel; Present optic: 250 mm

lens

Characteristic: Three seconds white alternating with three seconds darkness

Fog signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds
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By: kjfitz

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