Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 26
Height of Focal Plane: 95
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White cast iron tower.
This light is operational
1875: Wooden tower.
Date Established: 1875
Date Present Tower Built: 1895
Fog Signal: 1898: fog gun; c. 1907: Diaphone horn; now automated horn, four second blast every 60 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This light station is seen by many people from ferries arriving at Port aux Basques. It is on a small island in Port aux Basques Harbour and is accessible only by boat or helicopter.
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Keepers: Timothy Pike (1875-?), E. White (1911-?), John T. Gillam (1938-?)