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Craighill Channel Lower Range Rear Light

 
Location: Chesapeake Bay near Sparrows Point, MD
Body of Water: Chesapeake Bay

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

About Craighill Channel Lower Range Rear Light

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The location of the light is Chesapeake Bay. The nearest city is Sparrows Point, MD. The station was first established in 1873. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1873.

The lighthouse is a iron skeleton tower.

The tower has a fixed white light at a focal plane height of 105 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 16 nautical miles.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

The Craighill Channel Lower Range Rear Light is one of a pair of range lights that marks the first section of the shipping channel into Baltimore harbor. It is the tallest lighthouse in Maryland.

Craighill Channel Lower Range Rear Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Dec. 2, 2002, reference number 02001423.


Today's Conditions on Site

Astronomical Info.

Astronomical Dawn: 5:49 am
Sunrise: 7:23 am
Sunset: 5:10 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 6:44 pm

Local Marine Forecast.

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories 

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