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Bristol Ferry Light

 
Location: the strait between Mount Hope and Narragansett Bays near Bristol, RI
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

Local Marine Forecast.


Small Craft Advisory is in effect until August 23 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

About Bristol Ferry Light

The location of the light is the strait between Mount Hope and Narragansett Bays. The nearest city is Bristol, RI. The station was first established in 1846. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1855.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: No

The lighthouse was discontinued in 1927 with the construction of the Mount Hope Bridge. Prior to the construction of the bridge, a ferry operated between Bristol and Aquidneck Island, and the light assisted the ferry service. Since 1929, the lighthouse has served as a private residence.

Bristol Ferry Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 25, 1988, reference number 87001696.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons
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