Cape George Lighthouse (Northumberland Strait)

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45° 52' 26.8'' N    -61° 54' 01.8'' W
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CAPE GEORGE II (NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT) - Light Details


Location:End of point, west entrance to St. George's Bay
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Date Automated:Automated by 1993
Began:1908
Year Lit:1908
Structure Type:Octagonal wood tower, white, circular red metal lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1941)
Tower Height:044ft feet high.
Light Height:360ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1908 - replaced original tower of 1861
  • 1922 - 1941 - 3rd order dioptric lens, group flashing white (7.5s)
  • 1955 - 1966 - same tower, elevation 396ft
  • 1968 - replaced by present tower