Point of Shoals (Virginia)

Historical Light List Characteristics

1858 F W. W9. LHB Light List (US): 216
1860 LHB Light List (US): 199
1865-1866 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 203
1868 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 205
1870 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 216
1878 F W. W11. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 277
1879 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 281
1886 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 323
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 340
1893 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 432
1898 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 520
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 534
1905 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 591
1908 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 639
1915 F W. W10. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 848
1917 F W. W11. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 879
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 923
1927 F WR. W11, R11. R179°-190°(11°), W190°-331°(141°), R331°-350°(19°), W350°-179°(189°). USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 981
1931 Fl WR 10s. W11, R11. fl 1. R179°-190°(11°), W190°-331°(141°), R331°-350°(19°), W350°-179°(189°). USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1298

Historical Light List Optics and Structures

1858 6th N/A 27 Red roof; iron screw pile structure. LHB Light List (US): 216
1860 LHB Light List (US): 199
1865-1866 Red roof; iron screw-pile structure. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 203
1868 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 205
1870 Iron screw-pile structure; red roof. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 216
1878 35 An hexagonal screw-pile structure, in 2 feet water. Iron foundation and roof painted brown; superstructure, white; lantern, red. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 277
1879 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 281
1886 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, red. Stands in 2 feet water. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 323
1888 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. Stands in 2 feet water. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 340
1893 33 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. Stands in 2 feet at mean low water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 432
1898 White hexagonal screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. In 2 feet of water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 520
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 534
1905 White, hexagonal, screw-pile structure; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. In 2 feet of water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 591
1908 White, hexagonal, screw-pile structure; brown piles and roof; black lantern. In 2 feet of water. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 639
1915 N/A White; hexagonal; on brown piles. In 1/4 fathom. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 848
1917 White, hexagonal; on brown piles. In 1/4 fathom. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 879
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 923
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 981
1931 6 a White hexagonal on brown piles. In 1 foot. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1298

Historical Light List Audible Fog Signals

1858 Bell None LHB Light List (US): 216
1860 LHB Light List (US): 199
1865-1866 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 203
1868 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 205
1870 A bell LHB Light List (All Coasts): 216
1878 A bell, struck by machinery, at alternate intervals of 5 seconds and 20 seconds. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 277
1879 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 281
1886 Bell struck by machinery at alternate intervals of 5 and 20 sec. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 323
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 340
1893 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 432
1898 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 520
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 534
1905 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 591
1908 Bell struck by machinery a single blow at alternate intervals of 5 and 20 sec. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 639
1915 Bell; 1 stroke, silent 5 sec., 1 stroke, silent 20 sec. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 848
1917 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 879
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 923
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 981
1931 None USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 1298
1855 - 1933 (Assumed 1871 lighthouse was built at the same location or very near.)