Great Duck Island Light

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Great Duck Island Light
Great Duck Island ME Lighthouse.JPG
US Coast Guard photo
Great Duck Island Light is located in Maine
Great Duck Island Light
Location Great Duck Island, Maine
Coordinates 44°8′31.129″N 68°14′44.947″W / 44.14198028°N 68.24581861°W / 44.14198028; -68.24581861Coordinates: 44°8′31.129″N 68°14′44.947″W / 44.14198028°N 68.24581861°W / 44.14198028; -68.24581861
Year first constructed 1890
Automated 1986
Foundation Timber and stone
Construction Brick and granite
Tower shape Cylindrical
Markings / pattern White with black lantern
Focal height 67 feet (20 m)
Original lens 5th order Fresnel lens
Current lens VRB-25
Range 19 nautical miles (35 km; 22 mi)
Characteristic Fl R 5s
Fog signal HORN: 1 every 15s
operates continuously
Admiralty number J0052
ARLHS number USA-347
USCG number 1-2295[1][2][3]
Great Duck Island Light Station
Nearest city Frenchboro, Maine
Built 1890
Architect US Army Corps of Engineers
MPS Light Stations of Maine MPS
NRHP Reference # 88000159[4]
Added to NRHP March 14, 1988

Great Duck Island Light established in 1890 is a lighthouse on Great Duck Island in the town of Frenchboro, Maine.

Great Duck Island Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Great Duck Island Light Station on March 14, 1988, reference number 88000159.[4]

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