Report for Sullivans Island Beacons (South Carolina) - 1914

District: 6th
Inspector: T.H. Gregg, Superintendent
Location: Moultrieville, SC on Army Reservation, Fort Moultrie.
Date of Report: 03/20/1914
Latitude: 32° 45' 81"
Longitude: 79° 51' 18"
Site: Military reservation, built 1848.
Date of Reservation:
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Area of the Entire Site: 7 acres
Area Inclosed: 0.122 acres
Character of Soil:
Distance of tower from Nearest High-Water Mark: 300'
Inclosures to Premises / Type of Fence: Iron wire, pipe posts
Wharf or Landing on Premises: Light boat landing
Road to Land or Wharf Chararacter of and Distance:
Means to Reach Light Station: Ferry & trolley from Charleston, SC
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Distance to Post Office: Moultrieville PO close at hand.
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Means Used for Support of Lantern:
Number of Separate Lights: 3 5-day lens lanterns.
First Built or Established: 1848
Last Rebuilt, Repaired, or Renovated: 1912
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Height of Focal Plane Above Mean High Water: 14'
Background of Lighthouse as Seen from Sea: Low marsh
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Object of Navigation: 3 channel
Building Materials: 3-pile wooden structures.
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Illuminating Apparatus
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Intensity in Candles: 770
Name of Maker: General Lighthouse Depot
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Does Apparatus Revolve?: False
Is There a Revolving Belt?: False
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