Friday, August 18, 2017

SOUTH BASS ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

SOUTH BASS ISLAND/WESTERN LAKE ERIE
Station Established: 1897
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1897
Operational? NO
Automated? YES
Deactivated: 1962
Foundation Materials: BRICK
Construction Materials: BRICK
Tower Shape: SQUARE W/OCTAGONAL LANTERN
Markings/Pattern: RED BRICK W/WHITE LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER

Historical Information:

Keepers:

1897-1899:    Harry H. Riley
1899-1900:    Enoch W. Scribner
1900-1908:    Colonel J. (Orlo) Mason
1908-1925:    Charles B. Duggan
1925-1926:    Lyle Duggan
1926-1939:    Captain William L. Gordon
1939-1941:    Frank LaRose
1941-1944:    Robert Jones
1944-1947:    Kenneth Nester
1947-1962:    Paul F. Prochnow