Report for Fuller Rock (Rhode Island) - 1876

District: 3rd
Inspector: Engineer 3rd LH District
Location: Providence River RI, E side near eastern edge of channel. Composed of granite pier surmounted by portable wooden beacon.
Date of Report: 02/13/1876
Latitude: 41° 47' 38" N
Longitude: 71° 22' 48" W
Date of Reservation:
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Area of the Entire Site:
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Wharf or Landing on Premises:
Road to Land or Wharf Chararacter of and Distance:
Means to Reach Light Station:
Distance to Nearest Road: To public road 1 mile, RR station 3/4 mile, Steamboat landing 1/4 mile.
Distance to Post Office: 3 miles
Distance to Village: 3 miles
Facilities for Public Conveyance:
Facilities for Private Conveyance:
Means Used for Support of Lantern: Beacon
Number of Separate Lights: 1
First Built or Established: 1872
Last Rebuilt, Repaired, or Renovated: Repainted pier & painted beacon 1878
Condition at This Date: Good
Shape of Tower in Plan: Hexagonal
Form of Tower:
Height from Base to Ventilator Ball: Base of structure to center of lantern 14'
Height of Focal Plane Above Mean High Water: 28'
Background of Lighthouse as Seen from Sea:
Color of Tower: White
Color of Tower/ How Produced: Paint
Tower Connection: No dwelling
Object of Navigation: Channel
Building Materials: Wood
General Description:
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Kind of Stairway and Steps: Wood
Number of Landings: None
Size of Glass: None
Number of Windows and Size of Sash: None
Number of Doors: One
Kind of Foundation and Depth Below Surface: Granite
Character of Soil Surrounding the Lighthouse:
Soil Susceptibility:
Miscellaneous Remarks:
Lantern and Fixtures
Order of Lantern: Small 6th order
Shape of Lantern:
Diameter to Glass: 3' 7"
Diameter in the Clear:
Number of Sides: 6
Type of Bars:
Thickness of Bars:
Height Glazed: 2' 2.5"
Number of Plates in Height: One
Number of Plates Each Side: One
Thickness of Plates: 5/16"
Size of Plates: 2' 3" x 1' 11.5"
Number of Storm Panes: None
Unglazed Side of Lantern:
What Bearings:
Construction Material Lantern: Iron
Construction Material Roof / Cowl: Iron
Ventilator / Cowl: Iron
Lightning Spindle: None
Description of Lightning Rod:
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Illuminating Apparatus
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Name of Maker:
Year Made:
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Order of Apparatus: 6th
Inside Diameter:
Light Characteristic: 180 degrees fixed white
Time of Revolution:
Flash Interval:
Duration of Flash:
Arc of Each Fixed Part: E by W to N
Number of Panels: 2
Number of Flash Panels:
Arc of Each:
Number of Elements in Central Drum:
Number of Prisms Above Center Drum: 3
Number of Prisms Below Center Drum: 3
Does Apparatus Revolve?: False
Is There a Revolving Belt?: False
Revolving Panels:
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Fixed Lens Covered:
Service Table:
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Lamp Description: Funck lamp, 1 wick
Type of Illuminant:
Number of Spare Lamps: 1
Number of Spare Burners: 2
Candle Power:
Closets and Store Rooms
Tower Closet Use: Small closet under lens
Oil House Description: Placed at base of beacon
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