Whitestone Point Light

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Whitestone Point Post Light
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Whitestone Point Post Light, 1915
Whitestone Point Light is located in New York
Whitestone Point Light
Location Whitesone Point, Southerly side of East River, New York
Coordinates 40°48′06″N 73°49′10″W / 40.80167°N 73.81944°W / 40.80167; -73.81944Coordinates: 40°48′06″N 73°49′10″W / 40.80167°N 73.81944°W / 40.80167; -73.81944
Year first lit 1889
Deactivated Active
Construction Steel
Tower shape Square pyramidal frame tower on piers; lower part, white; upper, wood-color (1889); black skeleton tower (post-1915)
Height 20 feet (6.1 m)
Focal height 56 feet (17 m)
Original lens Lens lantern
Range 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi)
Characteristic Fixed white
Fog signal Bell struck by machinery a double blow every 30 seconds
ARLHS number USA-889 [1]
USCG number 1-27215 [2]

Whitestone Point Light is located in Whitestone, Queens.

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