Cape St. Mary's
Cape St. Mary's Lighthouse
Location of Cape St. Mary's in Newfoundland
|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|
|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.
- Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's (lyrics)