Hams Bluff Light
|This article is an orphan, as no other articles link to it. Please introduce links to this page from ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. (February 2009)|
Hams Bluff Light (historic photo)
U.S. Virgin Islands
|Year first constructed||1915 (first)|
|Year first lit||2010 (current)|
|Construction||cast iron tower (first)
metal skeletal tower (current)
|Tower shape||conical frustum tower with balcony and lantern (first)
square prism skeletal tower (current)
|Markings / pattern||white tower (current)|
|Height||35 feet (11 m) (first)
30 feet (9.1 m)(current)
|Focal height||394 feet (120 m) (current)|
|Range||16 nautical miles (30 km; 18 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (2) W 30s.|
|Managing agent||United States Navy|
The Hams Bluff Light is an historic lighthouse on Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It was first lit in 1915 under the Danish Government. It was since transferred to the United States Lighthouse Service and later came under the jurisdiction of the United States Coast Guard. The historic tower has been abandoned; the beacon is now mounted on an adjacent new truss tower. The light displays two white flashes every 30 seconds at a focal plane of 394 feet (120 m).
- Hams Bluff The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 22 August 2016
- NOAA Nautical Chart 25644 "Frederksted Road"
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the U.S. Virgin Islands". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: West Indies / Virgin Islands". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Ham's Bluff Light
- Inventory of Historic Light Stations: Virgin Islands National Park Service
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hams Bluff Light.|
|This article relating to a United States lighthouse is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This United States Virgin Islands-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|