|Year first constructed||1859 (first)|
|Year first lit||1909 (current)|
|Tower shape||sixteen-sided cylinder with eight buttresses tower|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, red lantern and balcony|
|Height||108 feet (33 m)|
|Original lens||Third order Fresnel|
|Official name||Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada|
The 3rd Pointe-Au-Père lighthouse was built in 1909 in the city of Pointe-au-Père, near Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. This city was well known in naval circles as the location of the pilot station for the Bas-Saint-Laurent (lower St. Lawrence) zone. Pointe-au-Père has since been amalgamated into the larger city of Rimouski (2002).
It was replaced by an electronic lighthouse in 1975 and the site is now open for visitors as part of the Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père. The RMS Empress of Ireland shipwrecking is documented in the Empress of Ireland Pavilion and you can also visit the only submarine open to the public in Canada, HMCS Onondaga (S73).
- David Lawson 1859-1876
- John McWilliams 1876-1893
- John McWilliams 1893-1911
- John Cahill 1912-1920
- Thomas Matthew Wyatt 1920-1936
- Charles Augustus Lavoie 1936-1964
- Roger St. Pierre Lavoie 1964-1972
- Armand Lafrance 1972-?
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Southeastern Québec". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 September 2008.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pointe-au-Père Light.|
|This Quebec lighthouse-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|