Blue Hill Bay Light

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Blue Hill Bay Light
Blue Hill Bay Light is located in Maine
Blue Hill Bay Light
Location Blue Hill Bay, Maine
Coordinates 44°14′55.6″N 68°29′52.4″W / 44.248778°N 68.497889°W / 44.248778; -68.497889Coordinates: 44°14′55.6″N 68°29′52.4″W / 44.248778°N 68.497889°W / 44.248778; -68.497889
Year first constructed 1857
Year first lit 1935 (current structure)
Automated 1935
Tower shape Skeleton Tower
Markings / pattern Square Green Daymark
Focal height 25 feet (7.6 m)
Range 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)
Characteristic Fl G 4s
Fog signal none
USCG number

1-2595 [1]

[2]

Blue Hill Bay Light is a lighthouse on Green Island in Blue Hill Bay, Maine. It was first established in 1857. The present skeleton structure was built in 1935. It is also known as "Sand Island Light" or Eggemoggin Light".

The original 1857 structure still stands near the current light. It is a white cylindrical tower with an attached keeper's residence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Maine". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. 2009-08-05. 
  2. ^ United States Coast Guard (2009). Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey. p. 25.