Cape St. Mary's
Cape St. Mary's Lighthouse
|Location||Cape St. Mary's|
|Year first constructed||1860|
|Construction||cast iron encased in concrete tower|
|Tower shape||octagonal frustum tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, grey metallic lantern|
|Tower height||11.5 metres (38 ft)|
|Focal height||119 metres (390 ft)|
|Light source||solar power|
|Range||21 nautical miles (39 km; 24 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl W 5s.|
|Fog signal||1 blast every 30s.|
|CHS number||CCG 14|
|Managing agent||Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve|
Cape St. Mary's is probably one of the most well known capes of the province, it has been written in song and history. There is a well known folk song about the Cape called "Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's" by Otto P. Kelland.
The Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve is a wildlife reserve located east of the Cape. The Friends of Cape St. Mary's is a non-profit organisation of persons who are engaged in sharing the colourful and diverse elements of the ecological reserve.
- Southeastern Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 11 February 2017
- List of Lights, Pub. 110: Greenland, The East Coasts of North and South America (Excluding Continental U.S.A. Except the East Coast of Florida) and the West Indies (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2016.