Pachena Point Light

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Pachena Point Lighthouse
Pachena Point Light is located in British Columbia
Pachena Point Light
British Columbia
Location Pachena Point
Vancouver Island
British Columbia
Canada
Coordinates 48°43′19.6″N 125°05′51.2″W / 48.722111°N 125.097556°W / 48.722111; -125.097556Coordinates: 48°43′19.6″N 125°05′51.2″W / 48.722111°N 125.097556°W / 48.722111; -125.097556
Year first lit 1908
Construction wooden tower
Tower shape octagonal tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower, red lantern
Height 66 feet (20 m)
Focal height 154 feet (47 m)
Original lens First order Fresnel lens
Range 14 nautical miles (26 km; 16 mi)
Characteristic Fl (2) W 7.5 seconds
Admiralty number G5280
CHS number CCG 0178
NGA number 13828
ARLHS number CAN-362
Managing agent Canadian Coast Guard[1]
Heritage recognized federal heritage building of Canada, heritage lighthouse Edit this on Wikidata

Pachena Point Lighthouse is located on Vancouver Island, 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) south of Bamfield, British Columbia, in Pacific Rim National Park. The octagonal wooden tower is maintained by the Canadian Coast Guard who employ lighthouse keepers at the station.

Keepers[edit]

  • John S. Richardson 1907 – 1908
  • William Robinson Pillar 1908 – 1913
  • Richard Clark 1913 – 1919
  • G. Allan Couldrey 1919 - 1923
  • Art Gorden 1923 – 1924
  • James W. Davis 1925 – 1930
  • Guy Clear 1930 – 1931
  • John Alfred Hunting 1924, 1931 - 1958
  • Gerald Wellard 1957 – 1959
  • William Milne 1969
  • F. Bergthorson 1969 – 1973
  • Robert W. Noble 1973 – 1976
  • Tom E. Carr 1977 – 1983
  • Edward J. Ashe 1983 – 1985
  • Ian Crocker 1985 – 1991, 1996 – 1998
  • Iain Colquohuon 1988 – 1991
  • Peter Redhead 1991 –1992, 1998 – 2004
  • Calvin Martin 2005 – at least 2015[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of British Columbia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Pachena Point Light Lighthouse Friends

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