Fog Signal Kind:

Time to start:

How long will pressure last:


Year of Manufacture:



Timing device:

If whistle, siren or trumpet, Pressure at which blown:

Height above water:

Compass direction:


Distance and direction:

Water supply:

Reached from Lighthouse:

Desc of Fog signal building:

Pressure and recording gauge:

Lighthouse Inspection Reports Database

Governors Island Light Station

Fog Signal General

Air siren


No time.

Blast 3 sec., 1 sec silent, 3 sec. blast, 8 sec. silent

Entire plant - motor is main power, engine is duplicate.

Faces New York harbor Channel, NW side of Castle William on edge of sea wall.


Rain Water, from cistern under floor & N.Y.City water at Guard House.

Concrete roads.

Brown stone, 28' 4" x 16' 4". See 3rd Dist. drawing #842.

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Fog Signal General | Fog Signal Equipment | Dwelling | Asst. Keepers Dwellings | Water | Healthfulness


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