Tuna Point Lighthouse

Tuna Point Lighthouse


Maunabo, Puerto Rico (PR)
Tuna Point Lighthouse (Faro de Punta Tuna) is in the southeastern side of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1891 and 1893.

Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 110
Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower on keeper's dwelling.

Operational? Yes
Other Buildings? Integral brick and stone keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1989
Optics: 1892: Third order Fresnel lens, now 190 mm optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.
Tuna Point Lighthouse (Faro de Punta Tuna) is in the southeastern side of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1891 and 1893.

Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 110
Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower on keeper's dwelling.

Operational? Yes
Other Buildings? Integral brick and stone keeper's dwelling.

Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1989
Optics: 1892: Third order Fresnel lens, now 190 mm optic.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.
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Links: tunapointlighthouse.homestead.com
By: Ozzy

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@ 2007-03-11 13:45:03
The Lighthouse has just undergone a very nice restoration. The grounds are now open to the public. No interior access though.

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