Baker Shoal Range Rear Light

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Baker Shoal Range Rear Light
Baker Range Rear Light.jpg
Rear range light ca. 1933 (USCG)
Baker Shoal Range Rear Light is located in Delaware
Baker Shoal Range Rear Light
Location Port Penn, Delaware
Coordinates 39°32′30″N 75°34′12″W / 39.5416°N 75.5701°W / 39.5416; -75.5701Coordinates: 39°32′30″N 75°34′12″W / 39.5416°N 75.5701°W / 39.5416; -75.5701
Year first constructed 1896
Construction skeletal iron tower on wood pilings
Tower shape Triangular pyramidal
Height 57 feet (17 m)
Characteristic Fixed green

Baker Shoal Range Rear Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Delaware, United States, on the Delaware River, near Port Penn, Delaware

History[edit]

Baker Shoal Range Rear Lighthouse originally served as the Port Penn-Reedy Island Range Rear Light in Port Penn. It became the Baker Shoal Range Rear Light in 1904 when the old range was discontinued due to the channel moving. It is an active aid to navigation.

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