The rear range light that was used in tandem with this light as a guide to the port of Wilimington was shown from an open framework tower, 800 feet behind the main light. The structures were destroyed toward the end of the Civil War.
Height of Focal Plane: 42
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white; range 8 miles
Description of Tower: Light on keeper's dwelling.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1855
Date Deactivated: c. 1865
Optics: 1855: Sixth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Destroyed.