Franklin Island Light

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Franklin Island Light
Franklin Island Maine Lighthouse.JPG
Franklin Island Light is located in Maine
Franklin Island Light
Location Muscongus Bay, Maine
Coordinates 43°53′31.4″N 69°22′28.6″W / 43.892056°N 69.374611°W / 43.892056; -69.374611Coordinates: 43°53′31.4″N 69°22′28.6″W / 43.892056°N 69.374611°W / 43.892056; -69.374611
Year first constructed 1805
Year first lit 1855 (current structure)
Automated 1967
Tower shape Cylindrical Brick Tower
Markings / pattern White
Height 45 feet (14 m)
Focal height 57 feet (17 m)
Original lens 4th degree Fresnel lens
Current lens 9.8 inches (250 mm)
Range 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 6s
Fog signal none
Admiralty number J0132
ARLHS number USA-309
USCG number 1-4980[1][2][3]

Franklin Island Light is a lighthouse on Franklin Island, in Muscongus Bay, Maine, USA. It was first established in 1805. The present structure was built in 1855.