Manistique Breakwater Lighthouse
Manistique, MI. Lake Michigan

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MANISTIQUE (EAST BREAKWATER) LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: MANISTIQUE RIVER ENTRANCE/LAKE MICHIGAN
Nearest City: MANISTIQUE
County: SCHOOLCRAFT
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1915

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1917
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1969
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: RED W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE PYRAMIDAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 35
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 50
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL ON DISPLAY ON GROUND FLOOR OF ST. SIMONS LIGHTHOUSE, GEORGIA
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

  • Fog Signal Type: DIAPHONE

Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN

  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 3
  • Architectural Style: DUPLEX
  • Construction Materials: STUCCO

Other Structures: RADIOBEACON

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? YES (Goto Publicly Accessible Lighthouses for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

 
Copyright 2001-2003 Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy. All rights reserved.
Revised: 08/24/03.