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Rockland Breakwater Light
Rockland, Maine
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Location: Jameson Point, Rockland Harbor
Nearest city: Rockland
44 06 15 N
69 04 39 W
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Accessibility: Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. Property is owned by the City of Rockland and managed by Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights, a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation.  The lighthouse is at the end of a 7/8-mile-long breakwater, so visiting requires a nearly two-mile round trip walk. It is open weekends in summer. For more information, visit Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights.
Station established: 1902; Present lighthouse built: 1902; Automated: 1965
Construction materials: Wood, brick
Height of tower: 25 feet; Height of focal plane: 39 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Present optic: VRB-25
VRB-25
Characteristic: Flashing white every five seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. Property is owned by the City of Rockland and leased to:
Friends of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
P.O. Box 741
Rockland, Maine 04841
Related sites:
City of Rockland
Maine.info: Resources for Maine Travel & Living
Previous lighthouse: Rockland Harbor Southwest Light
Next lighthouse: Heron Neck Light
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