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Gull Rocks Light

Near Newport, Rhode Island

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This lighthouse no longer exists.
Location: North entrance to Newport Harbor
Nearest city: Newport
41 30 9 N
71 19 59 W
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Station established: 1887; Replaced by skeleton tower: 1928; Destroyed: 1970
Construction material: Wood
Height of focal plane: 44 feet
Optics: Tubular lanterns
Buildings left standing: oil house
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