North Dumpling Light

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North Dumpling Light

 
Location: North Dumpling Island in Fishers Island Sound near Fishers Island, NY
Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons

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About North Dumpling Light

The location of the light is North Dumpling Island in Fishers Island Sound. The nearest city is Fishers Island, NY. The station was first established in 1849. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1871.

The lighthouse is a octagonal tower on a house.

The tower had a fixed white light at a focal plane height of 94 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 9 nautical miles. The tower height is 31 ft.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: No

Identification number: 1-20145 (U.S.)

The island and light are part of a private residence.

Red sector from 257 to 023. Light through the red sector had a range of 7 nautical miles.

The Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise includes a close up view of this lighthouse.

NOTE: Sectors of colored glass are placed in the lanterns of some lights in order to produce a system of light sectors of different colors. In general, red sectors are used to mark shoals or to warn the mariner of other obstructions to navigation or of nearby land. Such lights provide approximate bearing information, since observers may note the change of color as they cross the boundary between sectors.

Photo by: Jim Tracy
Source: USBeacons
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