Lighthouses Of North America

Author: Sylke Jackson
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
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For the traveler, there is a list of North American Lights and useful resources. Lighthouse aficionados are many in number and all will enjoy this stunning book.

The London Gazette

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lights and Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, &c., notices to mariners: North America,
west coast, Chatham Sound, additional buoys.. - - - ––– — Juan de Fuca Strait,
telephonic communication between Victoria and certain stations - - • * - - ————
signal station at Carmanah lighthouse –––––– Alaska, Sumner Strait, beacon on
Eyeopener Rock, and buoy near McArthur Reef .. - - - - Wrangell Strait, beacon
on Prolewy Rock.. • Chatham Strait, beacon on Kenasnow Island, and buoy ...

The Nautical Magazine

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additional leading beacons have been erected on the low sandhills seaward of
the lighthouse on North head, north side of entrance to Kaipara harbour. ... The
new beacon, while being constructed, will be about 50 yards southward of the
present upper leading beacon. 851. — NORTH AMERICA. — N.W. Coast. —
Alaska. — Rock Reported. — Captain Hunter, of the Pacific Coast Steamship
Company, has reported the existence of a rock, on which the sea breaks heavily,
between Wolf ...

The American Coast Pilot

Author: Edmund March Blunt
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Containing Directions for the Principal Harrours [sic] Capes, and Headlands, on
the Coast of North and South America ... with the Prevailing Winds, Setting of the
Currents, &c., and the Latitudes and Longitudes of the Principal Harbours and
Capes : Together with a Tide Table Edmund ... In fresh winds you take a pilot
abreast of the lighthouse—in moderate weather, without the bar. ... A Beacon is
erected on Tybee Island, which is lighted, and bears E. & S. from the lighthouse,
600 yards ...

Eldridge S Coast Pilot

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This Beacon, which is in Lat. 24° 27' North and Lon. 81° 56' West, lies 2 ^ miles W
. by S. from Sand Key Lighthouse, and SW. % S. 3 miles from Beacon 3, on
Middle Ground ; Beacon No. 2 marks the entrance to the Southwest Channel into
Key West. ... 24° 81' North and Lon. 81° 31' West, lies close to the seaward side
of the American Shoal, and a short distance from the Lighthouse on this danger.
Beacon 6, on Loo Key. This Beacon, which is in ELDRIDGE'S COAST PILOT. 439
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The Field Guide To Lighthouses Of The New England Coast

Author: Elinor De Wire
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ISBN: 9781610605250
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Edward Rowe Snow The Lighthouses of New England, 1945 o lighthouses
greeted the Pilgrims in 1620 as they arrived in America, landing first on the
northern tip of Cape Cod and then at Plymouth. In fact ... New England would
eventually become a hub of maritime activity and the site for the earliest
American lighthouses. ... While it was not the first beacon in North America,
historians generally agree it was the first permanent structure to house a light —
America's first true lighthouse.

The American Gas Light Journal

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Where there are lighthouses there comeships; some may come where there are
no lights, but with the welcome rays come the many and the richly laden.
Lighthouses, beacon lights, bell buoys, whistling buoys, fog bells, sirens and
trumpets, are the guide posts which, by being properly described and located on
the charts which are issued by the Government, enable the mariner, when near
the coast, to keep in the safe road to his destination. - With the steady increase of
commerce ...

Lighthouse Encyclopedia

Author: Ray Jones
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149300171X
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In the 1960s the Coast Guard launched its Lighthouse Automation and
Modernization Program (LAMP), which quickly reduced the number of manned
light stations to fewer than sixty. By 1990 the number had dwindled down to one,
and in 1999 Boston Harbor Light—America's oldest beacon—was finally
automated. While automation is cost-effective, it has taken a heavy toll on historic
lighthouse properties in North America and throughout the world. Many old light
towers have been ...

Lighthouse Encyclopedia The Defini 2ed

Author: Ray Jones
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493001701
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In the 1960s the Coast Guard launched its Lighthouse Automation and
Modernization Program (LAMP), which quickly reduced the number of manned
light stations to fewer than sixty. By 1990 the number had dwindled down to one,
and in 1999 Boston Harbor Light—America's oldest beacon—was finally
automated. While automation is cost-effective, it has taken a heavy toll on historic
lighthouse properties in North America and throughout the world. Many old light
towers have been ...

Lighthouses Of The Mid Atlantic Coast

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Navigating the shoal-ridden coast wasn't easy, but the land seemed rich and
wondrous. Dogwood and wild ... Little did the wayfarers know they had entered
the largest estuary in North America, an expanse of some 2,500 square miles.
Grateful to be near journey's end, they ... stood on American shores. It would be
more than two centuries, during which thousands ofhopeful pioneers would
arrive and a war would bring independence, before a true lighthouse shone from
Cape Henry.