Deer Island (New Brunswick)
|Location||New Brunswick, Canada|
|Year first constructed||1914|
|Tower shape||square frustun tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, red lantern roof|
|Tower height||8 metres (26 ft)|
|Focal height||20 metres (66 ft)|
|Range||10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)|
|CHS number||CCG 46|
|Managing agent||Canadian Coast Guard|
The island was first settled by colonists around 1770. Administratively it is in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, At 45 km2, it is the largest in the West Isles Parish (census division) which had a 2001 population of 851. It has three communities: Fairhaven, Leonardville, and Lords Cove. There is a primary school on the island, while older pupils attend Fundy High School on the mainland.
The major route is New Brunswick Route 772. The year round L'Etete to Deer Island Ferries run by the government, Deer Island Princess II and Abnaki II, connect Deer Island with L'Etete, New Brunswick on the mainland. During the summer, privately operated ferries, through East Coast Ferries Ltd, operate the Cummings Cove to Welshpool Ferry, Hopper II, to Campobello Island, and the Cummings Cove to Eastport Ferry, Fundy Trail II to Maine.
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