U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse replaced the Charity Island Lighthouse, which had been built in 1857. It was built as an automated light.
Tower Height: 65
Height of Focal Plane: 75
Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 6 seconds.
Description of Tower: White Art Deco steel and concrete tower on cylindrical concrete pier.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1939
Date Present Tower Built: 1939
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only. A good view is available from the ferry from Au Gres to Charity Island.