List of lighthouses in Canada

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Sheringham Point Lighthouse

This is a list of lighthouses in Canada. These may naturally be divided into lighthouses on the Pacific coast, on the Arctic Ocean, in the Hudson Bay watershed, on the Labrador Sea and Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the St. Lawrence River watershed (including the Great Lakes), and on the Atlantic seaboard.

British Columbia[edit]

Fisgard Light

Sources:[2][3]

Manitoba[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

Labrador[edit]

This is a list of lighthouses in Labrador.[4][5]

Name Image Year
built[4]
Location &
coordinates
Class of Light[5] Focal
height[5]
NGA
number[5]
Admiralty
number[5]
Range
nml[5]
Belle Isle Northeast Light Image 1905 Belle Isle
52°00′50″N 55°16′50″W / 52.013944°N 55.280611°W / 52.013944; -55.280611
Fl W 10s. 137 metres (449 ft) 984 H0096 17
Belle Isle South End Lower Light Image 1908 Belle Isle
51°52′42″N 55°23′01″W / 51.878346°N 55.383561°W / 51.878346; -55.383561
Fl W 20s. 50 metres (160 ft) 992 H0104 18
Belle Isle South End Upper Light Image 1858 Belle Isle
51°52′49″N 55°22′55″W / 51.880293°N 55.382059°W / 51.880293; -55.382059
Fl W 20s. 137 metres (449 ft) 988 H0102 18
Camp Island Light n/a Division No. 10
52°10′11″N 55°38′56″W / 52.169796°N 55.648834°W / 52.169796; -55.648834
Fl W 5s. 42 metres (138 ft) 976 H0094 15
Castle Island Light n/a Division No. 10
51°58′20″N 55°51′11″W / 51.972214°N 55.853042°W / 51.972214; -55.853042
Fl W 6s. 20 metres (66 ft) 980 H0108 15
Double Island Light Image 1905 Battle Harbour
52°15′20″N 55°33′14″W / 52.255532°N 55.553845°W / 52.255532; -55.553845
Fl W 6s. 38 metres (125 ft) 968 H0092 7
Kenamu River Range Front Light n/a Hamilton Inlet
53°28′48″N 59°53′51″W / 53.480079°N 59.897464°W / 53.480079; -59.897464
Oc G 6s. 7 metres (23 ft) 904 H0077 13
Kenamu River Range Rear Light n/a Hamilton Inlet
53°28′29″N 59°55′02″W / 53.474703°N 59.917180°W / 53.474703; -59.917180
Oc G 6s. 7 metres (23 ft) 900 H0076.5 13
Point Amour Lighthouse Point Amour Lighthouse.JPG 1858 Division No. 10
51°27′38″N 56°51′30″W / 51.460616°N 56.858281°W / 51.460616; -56.858281
Oc W 20s. 46 metres (151 ft) 1012 H0114 24
Red Bay Light Image 1906 est. Saddle Island
51°43′29″N 56°26′10″W / 51.724709°N 56.436001°W / 51.724709; -56.436001
Fl W 5s. 36 metres (118 ft) 1000 H0110 15
St Modeste Island Light Image 1956 West St. Modeste
51°35′42″N 56°42′03″W / 51.595083°N 56.700899°W / 51.595083; -56.700899
inactive
since 2010
5.5 metres (18 ft)
tower height
1004 H0111
Terrington Narrows Light n/a Happy Valley-Goose Bay
53°20′38″N 60°24′06″W / 53.343961°N 60.401736°W / 53.343961; -60.401736
Dir WRG 10 metres (33 ft) 910 H0076.3 19

Newfoundland Atlantic Coast[edit]

This is a list of lighthouses in Newfoundland Atlantic Coast. [6] [7][5]

Name Image Year
built
Location &
coordinates
Class of Light[5] Focal
height[5]
NGA
number[5]
Admiralty
number[5]
Range
nml[5]
Bacalhao Island Light Image 1894 Bacalhao Island
49°41′13″N 54°33′24″W / 49.686896°N 54.556774°W / 49.686896; -54.556774
Fl W 10s. 106 metres (348 ft) 1300 H0636 17
Bacalhao Island Sector Light Image 2006 Bacalhao Island
49°41′13″N 54°33′24″W / 49.686896°N 54.556774°W / 49.686896; -54.556774
Dir WRG 71 metres (233 ft) 1302 H0635 23
Baccalieu Island North Point Light Image 1859 Baccalieu Island
48°09′00″N 52°47′54″W / 48.149909°N 52.798229°W / 48.149909; -52.798229
Fl W 6s. 176 metres (577 ft) 1736 H0498 7
Baccalieu Island Southwest Point Light Image 1953 Baccalieu Island
48°06′26″N 52°48′39″W / 48.107307°N 52.810917°W / 48.107307; -52.810917
Fl W 10s. 53 metres (174 ft) 1740 H0500 16
Bay Bulls Light Bull Head LIghthouse.jpg 1908 Bay Bulls
47°18′39″N 52°44′49″W / 47.310878°N 52.747054°W / 47.310878; -52.747054
Fl W 6s. 62.5 metres (205 ft) 1872 H0452 7
Bell Island Light Image 1966 Bell Island
47°39′18″N 52°54′59″W / 47.655030°N 52.916379°W / 47.655030; -52.916379
Fl W 6s. 53 metres (174 ft) 1836 H0470 17
Brigus Light Image 1885 Brigus
47°32′54″N 53°10′56″W / 47.548469°N 53.182095°W / 47.548469; -53.182095
Fl W 3s. 34 metres (112 ft) 1788 H0478 8
Cabot Islands Light Image 1880 Bonavista Bay
49°10′30″N 53°22′01″W / 49.175125°N 53.366840°W / 49.175125; -53.366840
Fl W 10s. 23 metres (75 ft) 1496 H0576 17
Cape Bauld Light Image 1962 Quirpon Island
51°38′24″N 55°25′38″W / 51.640074°N 55.427249°W / 51.640074; -55.427249
Fl W 15s. 54 metres (177 ft) 1052 H0132 17
Cape Bonavista Light NLE Bonavista2 tango7174.jpg 1843 Bonavista Peninsula
48°42′05″N 53°05′07″W / 48.701521°N 53.085230°W / 48.701521; -53.085230
Fl W 10s. 51 metres (167 ft) 1644 H0536 16
Cape Norman Light Image 1964 Cape Norman
51°37′42″N 55°54′21″W / 51.628254°N 55.905872°W / 51.628254; -55.905872
Fl (3) W 30s. 35 metres (115 ft) 1032 H0140 21
Cape Race Lighthouse Cape race nfld.jpg 1907 Avalon Peninsula
46°39′31″N 53°04′26″W / 46.658667°N 53.073778°W / 46.658667; -53.073778
Fl W 7.5s 52 metres (171 ft) 1904 H0444 24
Cape Spear Light Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site.jpg 1955 Cape Spear
47°31′12″N 52°37′25″W / 47.520028°N 52.623611°W / 47.520028; -52.623611
Fl (3) W 15s. 71 metres (233 ft) 1868 H0454 20
Cape St. Francis Light Image 1957 Cape St. Francis
47°48′32″N 52°47′12″W / 47.808799°N 52.786696°W / 47.808799; -52.786696
Fl W 5s. 29 metres (95 ft) 1844 H0468 15
Conche Light Image 1992 Conche
50°53′10″N 55°53′51″W / 50.886167°N 55.897514°W / 50.886167; -55.897514
Fl R 6s. 6 metres (20 ft) 1096 H0722 4
Ferryland Head Light Ferryland Lighthouse.jpg 1871 Ferryland
47°01′01″N 52°51′27″W / 47.016900°N 52.857512°W / 47.016900; -52.857512
Fl W 10s. 58 metres (190 ft) 1876 H0450 15
Fort Amherst Light Fort Amherst lighthouse, St. John's, NL.jpg 1951 St. John's
47°33′49″N 52°40′50″W / 47.563524°N 52.680424°W / 47.563524; -52.680424
Fl W 15s. 40 metres (130 ft) 1848 H0458 17
Fox Point Light Image 2003 Fox Point
51°21′22″N 55°33′18″W / 51.356172°N 55.555109°W / 51.356172; -55.555109
Fl W 10s. 27 metres (89 ft) 1068 H0730 17
Green Island Light Image 1857 Green Island (Catalina), Newfoundland
48°30′15″N 53°02′36″W / 48.504133°N 53.043268°W / 48.504133; -53.043268
Fl W 4s. 28 metres (92 ft) 1648 H0526 15
Green Point Light Image 1883 Green Point
47°36′41″N 53°10′36″W / 47.611522°N 53.176714°W / 47.611522; -53.176714
L Fl W 10s. 17 metres (56 ft) 1784 H0482 6
Gull Island Lighthouse Image 1884 Baie Verte Peninsula
49°59′51″N 55°21′48″W / 49.997388°N 55.363336°W / 49.997388; -55.363336
Fl W 10s. 160 metres (520 ft) 1172 H0686 17
Hant's Harbour Light Image 1957 Hant's Harbour
48°01′19″N 53°15′16″W / 48.021832°N 53.254533°W / 48.021832; -53.254533
Iso W 6s. 20 metres (66 ft) 1728 H0504 13
Heart's Content Light Image 1901 Heart's Content
47°52′56″N 53°23′07″W / 47.882348°N 53.385264°W / 47.882348; -53.385264
Oc W 6s. 25 metres (82 ft) 1716 H0510 8
King's Cove Head Light Kings Cove Head Lighthouse.jpg 1893 King's Cove
48°34′33″N 53°19′21″W / 48.575787°N 53.322554°W / 48.575787; -53.322554
Fl W 4s. 54 metres (177 ft) 1620 H0540 5
Little Denier Island Lighthouse Image 1888 Bonavista Bay
48°41′09″N 53°35′23″W / 48.685787°N 53.589702°W / 48.685787; -53.589702
Fl W 3s. 91 metres (299 ft) 1608 H0543 7
Long Island East End Light Image 2009 Lushes Bight–Beaumont–Beaumont North
49°35′51″N 55°34′50″W / 49.597612°N 55.580435°W / 49.597612; -55.580435
Fl W 6s. 31 metres (102 ft) 1212 H0675 7
Long Point Lighthouse CrowHeadNL Light.JPG 1876 Twillingate
49°41′16″N 54°48′00″W / 49.687746°N 54.800070°W / 49.687746; -54.800070
Fl W 5s. 101 metres (331 ft) 1272 H0640 16
Offer Wadham lighthouse Image 1990s Wadham Islands
49°35′37″N 53°45′47″W / 49.593495°N 53.762956°W / 49.593495; -53.762956
Fl W 3s. 30 metres (98 ft) 1440 H0584 6
Peckford Island Lighthouse Image 1961 Wadham Islands
49°31′50″N 53°51′05″W / 49.530516°N 53.851437°W / 49.530516; -53.851437
Fl W 10s. 16 metres (52 ft) 1440 H0586 17
Puffin Island Light Image 1956 Greenspond
49°03′42″N 53°33′04″W / 49.061652°N 53.551048°W / 49.061652; -53.551048
Fl W 5s. 21 metres (69 ft) 1556 H0556 16
Random Head Harbour Light Image 1895 Random Island
48°05′41″N 53°32′43″W / 48.094731°N 53.545303°W / 48.094731; -53.545303
Fl W 3s. 38 metres (125 ft) 1704 H0514 7
Surgeon Cove Point Light Image 1911 Notre Dame Bay
49°31′08″N 55°07′02″W / 49.518825°N 55.117349°W / 49.518825; -55.117349
Fl W 5s. 74 metres (243 ft) 1240 H0656 16
Westport Cove Light Image 1906 Westport
49°47′11″N 56°38′45″W / 49.786348°N 56.645903°W / 49.786348; -56.645903
Fl W 4s. 10 metres (33 ft) 1140 H0704 7

Newfoundland South Coast[edit]

This is a list of lighthouses in Newfoundland South Coast. [8] [9] [5]

Name Image Year
built
Location &
coordinates
Class of Light[5] Focal
height[5]
NGA
number[5]
Admiralty
number[5]
Range
nml[5]
Boar Island Light Image 1874 est. Burgeo
47°36′24″N 57°35′12″W / 47.606622°N 57.586649°W / 47.606622; -57.586649
Fl W 5s. 63 metres (207 ft) 2394 H0260 15
Cape Pine Light Cape Pine lighthouse.jpg 1851 Cape Pine
46°37′02″N 53°31′54″W / 46.617142°N 53.531591°W / 46.617142; -53.531591
Fl W 5s. 96 metres (315 ft) 1920 H0440 16
Cape Ray Light Cap Ray Lightstation 173.jpg 1959 Cape Ray
47°37′16″N 59°18′14″W / 47.621139°N 59.303944°W / 47.621139; -59.303944
Fl W 15s. 36 metres (118 ft) 2492 H0220 17
Cape St. Mary's Light CapeStMarysLight.jpg 1860 Cape St. Mary's
46°49′23″N 54°11′46″W / 46.823065°N 54.196105°W / 46.823065; -54.196105
Fl W 5s. 119 metres (390 ft) 1952 H0432 21
Channel Head Light Channel PortAuxBasques Light.JPG 1895 Channel-Port aux Basques
47°33′57″N 59°07′25″W / 47.565876°N 59.123659°W / 47.565876; -59.123659
Fl W 10s. 29 metres (95 ft) 2468 H0222 17
Colombier Islands Light Image 1971 est. Burnt Islands
47°35′31″N 58°53′51″W / 47.591885°N 58.897382°W / 47.591885; -58.897382
Fl W 5s. 18 metres (59 ft) 2436 H0238 15
Dawson Point Light Image 1916 est. Pushthrough
47°38′37″N 47°38′37″W / 47.643491°N 47.643491°W / 47.643491; -47.643491
Fl W 5s. 17 metres (56 ft) 2352 H0276 16
Garnish Light Image 1885 est. Garnish
47°14′11″N 55°21′30″W / 47.236495°N 55.358310°W / 47.236495; -55.358310
Q R 8 metres (26 ft) 2264 H0318 6
Grand Bank East Pier Light Image 1922 Grand Bank
47°06′05″N 55°44′58″W / 47.101295°N 55.749384°W / 47.101295; -55.749384
Q G 8 metres (26 ft) 2248 H0322 5
Green Island Light Image 1993
46°52′48″N 56°05′08″W / 46.880090°N 56.085543°W / 46.880090; -56.085543
Fl W 10s. 45 metres (148 ft) 2156 H0348 15
Little Burin Island Light Image 1915 est. Placentia Bay
46°58′50″N 55°11′27″W / 46.980564°N 55.190916°W / 46.980564; -55.190916
Fl W 10s. 26 metres (85 ft) 2120 H0364 17
Long Island South Point Light Image 2004
47°17′53″N 54°42′16″W / 47.298112°N 54.704554°W / 47.298112; -54.704554
Fl W 5s. 72 metres (236 ft) 2068 H0380 5
Northwest Head Light Image 1902 Ramea
47°30′45″N 57°24′31″W / 47.512489°N 57.408663°W / 47.512489; -57.408663
Fl W 3s. 38 metres (125 ft) 2380 H0264 13
Point Verde Light Image 1990 Point Verde
47°14′15″N 54°00′55″W / 47.237558°N 54.015327°W / 47.237558; -54.015327
Fl W 5s. 30 metres (98 ft) 1960 H0422 13
Powles Head Light Image 1960 Trepassey
46°41′25″N 53°24′06″W / 46.690229°N 53.401609°W / 46.690229; -53.401609
Fl W 10s. 31 metres (102 ft) 1908 H0442 22
Rose Blanche Light Rose Blanche Lighthouse - 2012.JPG 1996 Rose Blanche-Harbour le Cou
47°36′06″N 58°41′41″W / 47.601676°N 58.694592°W / 47.601676; -58.694592
Fl R 10s. 29 metres (95 ft) 2418 H0242.5 13
St. Jacques Island Light Image 1908 St. Jacques-Coomb's Cove
47°28′25″N 55°24′22″W / 47.473746°N 55.406051°W / 47.473746; -55.406051
Fl W 6s. 40 metres (130 ft) 2292 H0304 16

Newfoundland West Coast[edit]

This is a list of lighthouses in Newfoundland West Coast. [10] [11] [5]

Name Image Year
built
Location &
coordinates
Class of Light[5] Focal
height[5]
NGA
number[5]
Admiralty
number[5]
Range
nml[5]
Broad Cove Point Range Front Light Image 1955 Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador
48°41′19″N 58°41′04″W / 48.688496°N 58.684545°W / 48.688496; -58.684545
inactive since 2005 9 metres (30 ft)
(tower)
ex-2584 ex- H0199 ---
Broad Cove Point Range Rear Light Image 1955 Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador
48°41′10″N 58°40′53″W / 48.686198°N 58.681498°W / 48.686198; -58.681498
inactive since 2005 15 metres (49 ft)
(tower)
ex-2588 ex-H0199.1 ---
Cape Anguille Lighthouse Cape Anguille Lighthouse.jpg 1960 Cape Anguille
47°54′03″N 59°24′40″W / 47.900703°N 59.411101°W / 47.900703; -59.411101
Fl W 5s. 25 metres (82 ft) 2504 H0218 15
Cow Head Light CowHeadLight.JPG 1905 Cow Head
49°55′12″N 57°49′32″W / 49.920076°N 57.825525°W / 49.920076; -57.825525
inactive since 1988 5 metres (16 ft)
(tower)
ARLHS
CAN-680
--- ---
Flowers Cove Light Image 1899 Flowers Cove
51°18′30″N 56°44′55″W / 51.308380°N 56.748497°W / 51.308380; -56.748497
Fl G 3s. 5 metres (16 ft) 2724 H0144 4
Harbour Point Light Image 1883 Harbour Point
48°27′26″N 58°29′19″W / 48.457238°N 58.488707°W / 48.457238; -58.488707
Fl W 6s. 11 metres (36 ft) 2516 H0208 5
Keppel Island Light Image 1992 Port Saunders
50°37′59″N 57°19′20″W / 50.633116°N 57.322133°W / 50.633116; -57.322133
Fl W 15s. 36 metres (118 ft) 2668 H0156 17
Lobster Cove Head Light Lobster Cove Lighthouse (7892591044).jpg 1897 Lobster Cove
49°36′10″N 57°57′21″W / 49.602880°N 57.955876°W / 49.602880; -57.955876
Iso W 4s. 35 metres (115 ft) 2640 H0164 12
New Férolle Peninsula Light Image 1913 Reefs Harbour-Shoal Cove West-New Ferolle
51°01′21″N 57°05′44″W / 51.022574°N 57.095690°W / 51.022574; -57.095690
Q (4) W 7.5s. 28 metres (92 ft) 2704 H0149 20
Point Riche Lighthouse Port aux Choix lighthouse.jpg 1892 Port au Choix
50°41′54″N 57°24′38″W / 50.6984°N 57.4105°W / 50.6984; -57.4105
Fl W 5s. 29 metres (95 ft) 2680 H0154 15
South Head Light Image 2010 Lark Harbour
49°08′48″N 58°22′13″W / 49.146667°N 58.370361°W / 49.146667; -58.370361
Fl W 4s. 35 metres (115 ft) 2604 H0192 6
Woody Point Light Woody Point Light.jpg 1959 Woody Point
49°30′17″N 57°54′45″W / 49.504795°N 57.912532°W / 49.504795; -57.912532
Fl R 4s. 14 metres (46 ft) 2644 H0168 4

New Brunswick[edit]

Sources:[12][13][14]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Sources:[15]

Ontario[edit]

The no longer operating Old Cut Lighthouse, located on Long Point.

Sources:[16][17]

Prince Edward Island[edit]

Quebec[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Beverly Shaffer (1977). "Beautiful Lennard Island" (Requires Adobe Flash). Documentary film. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lighthouses of British Columbia". fogwhistle.ca. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of British Columbia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
  4. ^ a b Labrador and Belle Isle The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 5 February 2017
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x 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. 2015. 
  6. ^ Central and Western Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 10 February2017
  7. ^ Southeastern Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 10 February2017
  8. ^ Southeastern Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 14 February 2017
  9. ^ Central and Western Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 14 February 2017
  10. ^ Southeastern Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 15 February 2017
  11. ^ Central and Western Newfoundland The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 15 February 2017
  12. ^ Lighthouses in New Brunswick, List of lighthouses in New Brunswick.
  13. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Southern New Brunswick". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  14. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Northern New Brunswick". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  15. ^ Complete list of lighthouses at the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society
  16. ^ "Lake Huron (North and East) Lighthouses". lighthousesrus.org. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  17. ^ "Lake Ontario Lighthouses". lighthousesrus.org. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 

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