Nansemond River (Virginia)

Historical Light List Characteristics

1879 F R. R11. Arc illuminated SW. by S 1/4 S. by W'd to SE. by E. 1/4 E. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 279
1886 F R. R71/2. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 321
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 338
1893 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 430
1898 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 518
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 532
1905 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 585
1908 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 632
1915 F R. R8. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 835
1917 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 866
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 910
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 967
1931 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1282
1935 Fl W 10s. W8. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1564
1943 Fl W 5s. W10. fl 1. USCG Light List (Atlantic): 2036
1945-1947
1950-1952
1953-1955 Fl W 5s. fl 1. USCG Light List - Vol. I-VI: 2348
1957
1959-1960 USCG Light List - Vol. I-V: 2773
1961 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 2773
1963
1965
1966 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 3020
1969-1970 Fl W 6s. fl 1.
1972
1973 Fl W 6s. W8.
1974 Fl W 6s. W7.
1976
1978
1982
1987 USCG Light List - Vol. II: 5790

Historical Light List Optics and Structures

1879 6th N/A 381/2 An hexagonal screw-pile light-house, foundation and roof painted brown; superstructure, white; lantern, red. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 279
1886 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, red. Stands in 51/2 feet water. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 321
1888 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. Stands in 51/2 feet water. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 338
1893 36 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. Stands in 51/2 feet at mean low water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 430
1898 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. In 51/2 feet of water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 518
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 532
1905 White, hexagonal, screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. In 51/2 feet of water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 585
1908 White, hexagonal, screw-pile structure; brown piles and roof; black lantern. In 51/2 feet of water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 632
1915 N/A White; hexagonal; on brown piles. In 1 fathom. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 835
1917 White, hexagonal, on brown piles. In 1 fathom. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 866
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 910
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 967
1931 6 o 36 White hexagonal on brown piles. In 6 feet. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1282
1935 6 a USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1564
1943 300 mm a N/A 40 White skeleton tower on brown piles. In 6 feet. USCG Light List (Atlantic): 2036
1945-1947
1950-1952
1953-1955 N/A USCG Light List - Vol. I-VI: 2348
1957
1959-1960 USCG Light List - Vol. I-V: 2773
1961 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 2773
1963
1965
1966 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 3020
1969-1970 Red and white checkered diamond daymark on white skeleton tower on brown piles. In 6 feet.
1972-1974 NR on white skeleton tower on brown piles. In 6 feet.
1976
1978
1982
1987 NR on white skeleton tower on brown piles. USCG Light List - Vol. II: 5790

Historical Light List Audible Fog Signals

1879 A bell, struck by machinery, at intervals of 7 seconds. None LHB Light List (All Coasts): 279
1886 Bell struck by machinery every 7 sec. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 321
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 338
1893 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 430
1898 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 518
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 532
1905 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 585
1908 Bell struck by machinery a single blow every 7 sec. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 632
1915 Bell; 1 stroke every 7 sec. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 835
1917 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 866
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 910
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 967
1931 BELL; 1 stroke every 7 sec. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1282
1935 None USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1564
1943 USCG Light List (Atlantic): 2036
1945-1947
1950-1952
1953-1955 USCG Light List - Vol. I-VI: 2348
1957
1959-1960 USCG Light List - Vol. I-V: 2773
1961 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 2773
1963
1965
1966 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 3020
1969-1970
1972-1974
1976
1978
1982
1987 USCG Light List - Vol. II: 5790
1878 - 1988 (Approximate location; the 1935 light, which was deactivated circa 1988, was built on the foundation of the original screwpile light.)