Report for Sullivans Island Front Range (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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Date of Lease:
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
Distance to Nearest Road:
Distance to Post Office: Moultrieville PO close at hand.
Distance to Village:
Facilities for Public Conveyance:
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Means Used for Support of Lantern:
Number of Separate Lights: 1 locomotive headlight.
First Built or Established: 1848
Last Rebuilt, Repaired, or Renovated: 1912
Condition at This Date:
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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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Tower Connection:
Object of Navigation: Range
Building Materials: 4-pile concrete substructure with iron pipe tower
General Description:
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Character of Soil Surrounding the Lighthouse:
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Miscellaneous Remarks:
Illuminating Apparatus
Kind of Apparatus:
Intensity in Candles: 770
Name of Maker: General Lighthouse Depot
Year Made:
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Does Apparatus Revolve?: False
Is There a Revolving Belt?: False
Revolving Panels:
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Service Table:
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How Color is Produced:
Red Sectors Description:
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Candle Power: 3100

Parabolic Mirror
Parabolic Opening: 22"
Parabolic Mirror Depth: 13"
Parabolic Focal Length: 2"
Parabolic Material: Copper with silvered reflector.
Closets and Store Rooms
Tower Closet Use:
Oil House Description: S of dwelling
Oil House Inside Dimension: 11' 2" x 9' 4" x 7' high
Oil House Construction Material: Brick, wood shelves.
Oil House Capacity: 576 5-gal cans
Other (Describe): 5 closets, 1 in each room in dwelling.
Suitability: Dry & suited for purposes
Location: Moultrieville, SC
Coloring: White, slate trimmings
Construction Materials: Wood
Number of Rooms: 5
Number of Dwellings:
Heating Plant: Cook stove in kitchen
Number of Keepers: 1
Furnished Quarters:
NOT Furnished Quarters:
Outhouses: Oil house, store house & toilet combined.
Outhouse Coloring: White, slate trimmings
Paths and Walks: Cement
Area Inclosed:
Area of Garden:
Area Timber or Shrubbery:
Cultivation Area Available: 122 acres
Area Cultivated: None
Character of Surroundings: Sandy, fast ground
Stove, Maker: Miller Gem
Stove, Size: No. 950
Sink, Maker: Porcelain enamel
Sink, Size: 2' 6" x 18" x 6" deep
Pump, Maker: Pitcher #2, fig. 89 1/2, Seneca Falls.
Pump, Size: 1.5"
Lamps: 1 table, 5th order Funk-Heap, 1 hand, 1 lantern
How Procured: Cistern, rain
Quality: Good
Quantity: Ample
Injury Possible: No
Purity Precaution: Screened, disinfectant, attended to by Army reservation surgeon.
Tank Capacity: S of dwelling
Tank Material: Brick, cement lined cistern 11 x 8' 6" x 4' 6" deep.
Distilling Apparatus: False
Distilling Manufacturer:
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General Opinion: Excellent
Diseases: None
Local Causes: No
Recommended Improvements: No
Access to Lighthouse: Small wharf N of dwelling. Light boat landing.
Distance and Direction: N 700'
Miscellaneous Remarks:
Boat Number: 1
Type: Motor launch
Length: 7'
Width: 24'
When Built: Sept. 5, 1911
Date Harbored at Station: April 19, 1912
Sails: False
Suited to Work: Yes

Power Boat
Engine Type: Internal combustion
Horsepower: 6
Engine Maker: No. 11067 -
Spare Coil: Not stated on coil. It is that regularly furnished by Lathrop Co.
Magnet: Holtzer-Cabot, Type W.S. 10 V, 1200 RPM.
Battery: Dry; eight
Propeller Diameter: 21"
Propeller Pitch: 23" - 3-bladed.

General Information:
Boats on Station: At anchor in cove