- Dumpling Rocks Light
Dumpling Rock Light US Coast Guard photo of the 1889 structure Location Dumpling Rock, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts Coordinates Coordinates: Year first constructed 1829 (first tower) Year first lit 1889 (last tower) Automated 1942 Deactivated 1942 replaced by skeleton tower (below) Tower shape Square wood tower attached to house Markings / pattern Black lantern on white tower and house Original lens Fourth and fifth order Fresnel lens Characteristic F W with R sector Fog signal Second class Daboli trumpet, 1 every 15s Dumpling Rocks Light 7 Location Dumpling Rock, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts Coordinates Year first constructed 1942 Automated 1942 Construction Skeleton tower Markings / pattern Square Green Daymark Focal height 52ft (16m) Range 8nm Characteristic Fl G 6s Fog signal none USCG number 1-16040
Dumpling Rocks Light is a light on a skeleton tower on Dumpling Rock, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. It replaced the wooden Dumpling Rock Light, built 1889, which in turn replaced the original stone lighthouse established in 1829.
- ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Massachusetts". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. 2009-09-01. http://www.uscg.mil/history/weblighthouses/LHMA.asp.
- ^ United States Coast Guard (2009). Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey. p. 143.
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