Triple Island Lightstation
25 miles (40 km) W of
|Year first constructed||1920|
|Year first lit||1921|
|Tower shape||octagonal tower with balcony and lantern attached two a two-story keeper's house|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, red balcony and lantern|
|Tower height||21.9 metres (72 ft)|
|Focal height||28 metres (92 ft)|
|Range||16 nautical miles (30 km; 18 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (2) W 9s.|
|CHS number||CCG 0752|
|Managing agent||Canadian Coast Guard|
|Heritage||national historic site of Canada, recognized federal heritage building of Canada, heritage lighthouse|
|Official name||Triple Island Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada|
Triple Island Lighthouse is a large, manned light station on Triple Island. Built in 1920 after four years of construction, the concrete station features a 21.9 metres (72 ft) tower attached to a rectangular concrete structure that houses the keepers' quarters and machinery. A Triple Island helipad (IATA: YTI) occupies much of the remainder of the islet. Canadian Coast Guard personnel man the station on a 28-day rotation. The station was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1974.
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- "Explore British Columbia's National and Provincial Historic Sites". Parks Canada. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
- Ammundsen, Ron. "Triple Island Lightstation". Lighthouses of British Columbia. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
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