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Goose Rocks Light
Near North Haven, Maine
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Location: Fox Islands Thorofare, Penobscot Bay
Nearest town: North Haven
44 08 08 N
68 49 50 W
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Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public; it is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1890
Present lighthouse built: 1890
Automated: 1963
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 51 feet
Height of focal plane: 51 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Present optic: 250mm
Characteristic: Flashing red every six seconds with a white sector
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds
Owned by:
Beacon Preservation, Inc.
117 Main Street
Ansonia, CT 06401
Related sites
Penobscot Bay Alliance
Vinalhaven Historical Society Resources for Maine Travel & Living
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Next lighthouse: Indian Island Light
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