U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is at the end of a detatched breakwater in Cleveland Harbor.
Tower Height: 67
Height of Focal Plane: 63
Characteristic and Range: Alternating red and white flash every 5 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower with black and red lantern.
This light is operational
1910 attached fog signal building.
Date Established: 1911
Date Present Tower Built: 1911
Date Automated: 1965
Optics: 1911: Fourth order Fresnel lens (now at Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland); now modern optic.
Fog Signal: Originally steam-powered horn.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places