Hinson's Island, Bermuda

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Hinson's Island
Hinson's Island is located in Bermuda
Hinson's Island
Hinson's Island
Location Hinson's Island
Timlins Narrows
Coordinates 32°17′04″N 64°48′22″W / 32.284444°N 64.806119°W / 32.284444; -64.806119
Year first constructed n/a
Markings / pattern white tower with red band[1]
Height 4 metres (13 ft)[1]
Focal height 4 metres (13 ft)[1]
Light source solar power
Range 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)[1]
Characteristic Fl R 2.5s.[1]
Admiralty number J4506[1]
NGA number 11752[1]

Hinson's Island is a small island within the Great Sound, Bermuda of Bermuda. It lies in the southeast of the sound, and is part of Paget parish, although it was formerly part of Warwick Parish and is still within the Warwick North constituency.

Hinson's Island is the only island in Bermuda served by the government ferry system. The population of Hinson's Island is approximately 50 people.

Hinson's (formerly known as Brown's or Godet's) Island is one of the larger islands in the Great Sound. Like its neighbours, it was used as a prisoner of war camp during the Second Boer War, then became the base for Bermuda's first seaplane service.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g 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.

Coordinates: 32°16′57″N 64°48′10″W / 32.28250°N 64.80278°W / 32.28250; -64.80278