Whale Rock Light
|Year first constructed||1882|
|Year first lit||1882|
|Deactivated||Destroyed by the Hurricane of 1938|
|Markings / pattern||White with black lantern|
|Original lens||Fourth order Fresnel lens|
The lighthouse was built on the rock in 1882, but the Hurricane of 1938 destroyed it, killing the keeper. Part of the lighthouse foundation remains and the remains of the lighthouse are underwater nearby. The rock is now marked by Whale Rock Lighted Gong Buoy 3.
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- Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey (PDF). Light List. United States Coast Guard. 2013. p. 177.