Baccaro Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
43° 26' 59'' N    -65° 28' 15'' W
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BACCARO POINT II - Light Details


Location:East side Barrington Bay, 2 miles from Port Latour
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1986
Began:1934
Year Lit:1934
Structure Type:Tapered square wood tower, white, red lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1992)
Tower Height:045ft feet high.
Light Height:052ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1934 - replaced original tower of 1850, destroyed by fire
  • 1941 - catatropic long focus lens, flashing white (45s), 42ft, 44ft
  • 1961 - 1964 - height reduced from 54 feet to 52 feet between these years
  • 1992 - electric, mercury vapour lantern, flashing white (10s), fog horn