Condition at this date:

Shape of tower in plan:

Form of tower:

Height from base to ventilator ball:

Height of focal plane
above mean high water:

Background of lighthouse as seen from sea:

Color of tower:

Color of tower/ how produced:

Tower connection:

Object for navigation:

Building materials:

General desc:

Wall thickness at base:

Wall thickness at parapet:

Diameter at base:

Diameter at parapet:

Kind of stairway and steps:

Number of landings:

Size of glass:

Number of windows and size of sash:

Number of doors:

Kind of foundation and depth below surface:

Character of soil surrounding the lighthouse:

Soil susceptibility:

Misc remarks:

Lighthouse Inspection Reports Database

Governors Island Light Station

Premises page 2 of 2

Upper light 75 feet, Lower light 60 feet.

Light is above all buildings on Island.




General navigation, New York Harbor

Steel angles & plates

Straight running ladder.




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