Killock Shoal Light
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Killock Shoal Light (USCG)
|Location||North end of Chincoteague Channel off Chincoteague, Virginia|
|Year first lit||1886|
|Tower shape||square house|
|Height||48 feet (15 m)|
|Original lens||fourth-order Fresnel lens|
|Characteristic||fixed white with red sector|
This light was erected in 1886. It was unlike other screw-pile structures in the area, with the lantern set at one corner of a small square frame house. It was automated in 1923, and decommissioned in 1939, with the house being replaced by a steel tower. The structure is now unlit.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Virginia". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Killock Shoal Light, from the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society
- Evans-Hylton, Patrick (2005). Lighthouses and Lifesaving Stations of Virginia. Arcadia Publishing. p. 56.
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