New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Whale Rock Light
Near Narragansett, Rhode Island
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This lighthouse no longer exists.
Location: Entrance to West Passage of Narragansett Bay
Nearest town: Narragansett
41 26 42 E
71 25 24 W
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Station established: 1882; Destroyed: 1938
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of focal plane: 73 feet
Optic: Fourth order Fresnel; Characteristic: Fixed red
Fog signal: Bell; double blow every 20 seconds
During their lighthouse cruises (May - October), Rhode Island Bay Cruises passes near the remains of this lighthouse.
Previous lighthouse: Point Judith Light
Next lighthouse: Beavertail Light
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