Report for Fishing Battery (Maryland) - 1858

General
District: 5th
Inspector:
Location: On Fishing or Donagha's Battery, mouth of Susquehanna River, MD.
Date of Report:
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Premises
Site:
Date of Reservation:
Date of Deed:
Date of Permission:
Date of Lease:
Area of the Entire Site: About 40' square
Area Inclosed:
Character of Soil:
Distance of tower from Nearest High-Water Mark:
Inclosures to Premises / Type of Fence:
Wharf or Landing on Premises:
Road to Land or Wharf Chararacter of and Distance:
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Facilities for Public Conveyance:
Facilities for Private Conveyance:
Means Used for Support of Lantern: Small wooden tower on top of Keeper's dwelling.
Number of Separate Lights: 1
First Built or Established:
Last Rebuilt, Repaired, or Renovated:
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: 36'
Background of Lighthouse as Seen from Sea:
Color of Tower: Natural (was painted white)
Color of Tower/ How Produced:
Tower Connection:
Object of Navigation:
Building Materials: Wood
General Description:
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Diameter at Parapet:
Kind of Stairway and Steps: Wood
Number of Landings:
Size of Glass: 8 x 10
Number of Windows and Size of Sash: 1, 12 panes
Number of Doors:
Kind of Foundation and Depth Below Surface:
Character of Soil Surrounding the Lighthouse:
Soil Susceptibility:
Miscellaneous Remarks:
Lantern and Fixtures
Order of Lantern:
Shape of Lantern:
Diameter to Glass: 7'
Diameter in the Clear:
Number of Sides: 8
Type of Bars:
Thickness of Bars:
Height Glazed: 6'
Number of Plates in Height:
Number of Plates Each Side: 6
Thickness of Plates:
Size of Plates: 24 x 15.5 & 23 3/4 x 16
Number of Storm Panes:
Unglazed Side of Lantern:
What Bearings:
Construction Material Lantern: Iron frame, copper top
Construction Material Roof / Cowl:
Ventilator / Cowl: Copper in bad order
Lightning Spindle:
Description of Lightning Rod:
Balustrade:
Lantern Doors:
Floor of Lantern: Wood covered w/ copper
Watchroom Doors:
Parapet Diameter:
Ventilators
Location / Number: Small holes stopped w/ wood
Ladders / Cleaning Arrangement: Good
Curtain Hooks / Hanger:


Watchroom
How is Watchroom Fitted: Small one under lantern
How is Relief Called:
Where is Call System Led:
Illuminating Apparatus
Kind of Apparatus:
Intensity in Candles:
Name of Maker:
Year Made:
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Order of Apparatus: 6th
Inside Diameter:
Light Characteristic: Fixed white
Time of Revolution:
Flash Interval:
Duration of Flash:
Arc of Each Fixed Part: 315 degrees
Number of Panels:
Number of Flash Panels:
Arc of Each:
Number of Elements in Central Drum:
Number of Prisms Above Center Drum:
Number of Prisms Below Center Drum:
Does Apparatus Revolve?: False
Is There a Revolving Belt?: False
Revolving Panels:
How Flash is Produced:
Number of Vertical Elements Panel:
Fixed Lens Covered:
Pedestal:
Service Table:
Draft Tube Description:
Revolving Machinery:
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Chariot Description:
Length of Drop Tube:
Clock Weight:
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Regulated:
Lens Protection:
How Color is Produced:
Red Sectors Description:
Where Color Attached:
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Lamp Description: 2 fountain lamps.
Type of Illuminant:
Number of Spare Lamps:
Number of Spare Burners:
Candle Power:
Closets and Store Rooms
Tower Closet Use:
Oil House Description:
Oil House Inside Dimension:
Oil House Construction Material:
Oil House Capacity: 1 air tight oil butt, 100 gallons.
Other (Describe):
Suitability:
Dwelling
Location:
Coloring: Whitewashed, natural roof (should be painted red)
Construction Materials: Brick, shingle roof
Number of Rooms: 4
Number of Dwellings: 1, 36' 2" x 18' 2" & small kitchen attached, 1.5 stories.
Heating Plant:
Number of Keepers:
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NOT Furnished Quarters:
Outhouses: Several sheds
Outhouse Coloring:
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Area Inclosed:
Area of Garden:
Area Timber or Shrubbery:
Cultivation Area Available: About 40' square.
Area Cultivated:
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Stove, Maker:
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Sink, Maker:
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Pump, Maker:
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Lamps: Pendulum clock