Great Captain Island (Connecticut)

Historical Light List Characteristics

1839 F W. USLHE Light List (US): 90
1849 F W. W16. USLHE Light List (US): 93
1858 F W. W12. LHB Light List (US): 151
1860 LHB Light List (US): 138
1865-1866 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 139
1868 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 140
1870 F W. W14. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 144
1878-1879 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 180
1886 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 188
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 196
1893 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 259
1898 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 304
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 320
1905 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 344
1908 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 363
1915 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 458
1917 AlF W Fl(2) R 10s. W14 R14. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 470
1920 AlF W Fl(2) R 10s. W14 R14. lt 6.7, ec 0.7, fl 0.2, ec 1.5, fl 0.2, ec 0.7. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 490
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 507
1931 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 458
1935 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 543
1940 USCG Light List (Atlantic): 518
1943 USCG Light List (Atlantic): 648
1945-1947
1950-1952
1953-1955 USCG Light List - Vol. I-VI: 715
1957
1959-1960 USCG Light List - Vol. I-V: 780
1961 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 780
1963-1965
1966 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 979
1969-1970
1971-1972 AlFl WR 15s. W13, R13. USCG Light List - Vol. I: 979
1973-1979 AlFl WR 15s. W16, R12.
1982 AlFl WR 12s. W16, R12.
1987 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 20445
1990-1992 AlFl WR 12s. W15, R12. USCG Light List - Vol. I: 20150
1993-1996 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 21400
2004 AlFl WR 12s. W17, R15.

Historical Light List Optics and Structures

1839 10 Lamps / 14" Refl. 30 62 N/A USLHE Light List (US): 90
1849 USLHE Light List (US): 93
1858 4th 34 LHB Light List (US): 151
1860 LHB Light List (US): 138
1865 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 139
1866
1868 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 140
1870 Light on keeper's dwelling. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 144
1878-1879 46 74 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 180
1886 White tower on south gable of granite dwelling. LHB Light List (All Coasts): 188
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 196
1893 White tower on S. gable of granite dwelling. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 259
1898 721/2 White tower on S. gable of granite dwelling. Brick fog-signal building about 125 feet easterly from tower. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 304
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 320
1905 White tower on southerly gable of granite dwelling. Brick fog-signal building about 125 feet easterly from tower. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 344
1908 White tower on S'ly gable of granite dwelling; brick fog-signal building about 125 feet E'ly from tower. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 363
1915 N/A 51 73 White tower on south gable of granite dwelling. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 458
1917 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 470
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 490
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 507
1931 4 iov USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 458
1935 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 543
1940 USCG Light List (Atlantic): 518
1943 USCG Light List (Atlantic): 648
1945
1946-1947 4 e
1950-1952
1953-1955 N/A USCG Light List - Vol. I-VI: 715
1957
1959-1960 USCG Light List - Vol. I-V: 780
1961 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 780
1963-1965
1966 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 979
1969-1970 White tower on South gable of granite dwelling.
1971 N/A N/A 65 Black and white checkered diamond daymark on skeleton tower. USCG Light List - Vol. I: 979
1972-1978 NB on skeleton tower.
1979 NR on skeleton tower.
1982
1987 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 20445
1990-1991 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 20150
1992 62
1993-1996 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 21400
2004

Historical Light List Audible Fog Signals

1858 None None LHB Light List (US): 151
1860 LHB Light List (US): 138
1865-1866 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 139
1868 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 140
1870 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 144
1878-1879 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 180
1886 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 188
1888 LHB Light List (All Coasts): 196
1893 10-inch steam whistle; blasts 3 sec., silent intervals 27 sec. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 259
1898 10-inch steam whistle; blasts 3 sec., silent intervals, 27 sec. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 304
1899 LHB Light List (Atlantic): 320
1905 10-inch steam whistle; blasts 3 sec., silent intervals 27 sec. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 344
1908 1st-class compressed-air siren; blasts 3 sec., silent intervals 27 sec. LHB Light List (Atlantic): 363
1915 1st-cl. air siren: blast 3 sec., silent 27 sec. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 458
1917 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 470
1920 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 490
1927 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 507
1931 SIREN, 1st-cl. air: blast 3 sec., silent 27 sec. USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 458
1935 USLHS Light List (Atlantic): 543
1940 HORN, diaphragm, air: blast 2 sec., silent 13 sec. USCG Light List (Atlantic): 518
1943 USCG Light List (Atlantic): 648
1945-1947
1950-1952 HORN, diaphragm, air; blast 2 sec., silent 13 sec.
1953-1955 HORN, diaphragm; 1 blast ev 15s (2sbl). USCG Light List - Vol. I-VI: 715
1957
1959-1960 USCG Light List - Vol. I-V: 780
1961 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 780
1963-1965
1966 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 979
1969-1972
1973-1975 HORN, 1 blast ev 15s (2sbl).
1976-1979 HORN: 1 blast ev 15s (2sbl).
1982 HORN: 1 blast ev 15s (2s bl).
1987 HORN: 1 blast ev 15s (2s bl). USCG Light List - Vol. I: 20445
1990-1992 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 20150
1993-1996 USCG Light List - Vol. I: 21400
2004 HORN: 1 blast ev 15s (2s bl).
1829 - 1969 (Exact location of 1868 lighthouse. Location of 1829 lighthouse is assumed to be close.)
1970 - Present (Modern light.)