Lincoln Rock Light

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Lincoln Rock Light
Lincoln Rock West
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Lincoln Rock Light
Lincoln Rock Light is located in Alaska
Lincoln Rock Light
Alaska
Location Lincoln Rock
Clarence Strait
Alaska
United States
Coordinates 56°03′24″N 132°41′51″W / 56.056766°N 132.697464°W / 56.056766; -132.697464Coordinates: 56°03′24″N 132°41′51″W / 56.056766°N 132.697464°W / 56.056766; -132.697464
Year first constructed 1903 (first)
1944 (second)
Year first lit 1968 (current) located on Lincoln Island
Automated 1968
Deactivated 1968 (second)
Foundation concrete basement
Construction metal skeletal tower (current)
wooden tower (first)
Tower shape square pyramidal tower (current)
square parallelepiped tower on roof a 2-storey keeper's house (first)
Height 30 feet (9.1 m) (current)
Focal height 58 feet (18 m) (current)
Original lens Fourth-order Fresnel lens
Light source solar power
Characteristic Fl W 6s.
Admiralty number G6105
ARLHS number ALK-014
USCG number 6-22470
Managing agent

United States Coast Guard[1]

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The Lincoln Rock Lighthouse was a lighthouse located on Lincoln Island, a small islet in Clarence Strait in southeastern Alaska, United States. It lay just off the west coast of Etolin Island, between it and Prince of Wales Island.

History[edit]

The original lighthouse was built in 1903 and was abandoned in 1909 after being damaged by a storm. In 1911 a manned fog signal station was built on Lincoln Island about 440 yards from the rock, and in 1944 a skeletal light tower was added. The lighthouse was deactivated in 1968. The lighthouse was later demolished and only the foundation of the buildings remain.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lincoln Rock The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 7 June 2016
  2. ^ Alaska Historic Light Station Information & Photography United States Coast Guard. Retrieved 7 June 2016

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