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2006 United States Lighthouse Society 244 Kearny Street 5th Floor, San Francisco CA 94108 ph. 415.362.7255

Trumpet:

Trumpet length:

Trumpet diameter:

Trumpet material:

7'

3 1/8" & 10.5"

copper

Trumpet Signal

Daboll:

Daboll reed:

Daboll length:

Daboll breadth:

Daboll base thickness:

Daboll tip thickness:

3rd class

8.5

2 1/4

3/8

5/16

Daboll Signal

Fog Signal Kind:

Internal Combustion Kind:

Internal Comb Manufacturer:

Internal Comb Date:

Internal Comb Size:

Internal Comb Horsepower:

Internal Comb Fuel:

Internal Comb Starter:

Internal Comb compressor:

Compressor Maker:

Compressor seat:

Compressor Machinery:

Compressor diameter:

Compressor stroke:

Compressor rpms:

Character of air inlet:

Kind of Unloader:

Diam of Delivery Pipe:

oil

Meitz & Weiss

1914

8 x 10

12

kerosene

compressed air

vertical

Meitz & Weiss, 1914 7" x 10" in duplicate.

direct connected

single end compressor with disc valve. starter engine - 1 Siever Krapp Eng., Co. Racine, WI - 1.5 HP operating Gardner Rix Compressor of 5 cu. ft. per min. cab.

Internal Combustion Signal