Chebucto Head Lighthouse

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44° 30' 26.6'' N    -63° 31' 21.8'' W
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CHEBUCTO HEAD I - Light Details


Location:On head, west entrance to Halifax Harbour
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1872
Year Lit:1872
Structure Type:Square wood tower, white, dwelling attached
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1922)
Tower Height:022ft feet high.
Light Height:132ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1872 - 1883 - catatropic lens, revolving white (60s), 18m
  • 1892 - steam fog whistle from Sambro established
  • 1912 - changed to occulting white - 1913 - changed to group flashing white
  • 1922 - catatropic long focus lens, group flashing white (20s) - 1930 - operating