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Thimble Shoal Light Station

Premises page 1 of 2

In navigable waters


in navigable water

On SE & NW by swinging iron ladders; on SW by rope ladder & landing boom.

By boat from Old Point Comfort, VA.

Fortress Monroe, 3.5 miles distant

Red conical tower forming dwelling, supported by brown cylindrical pier.

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1872

New building completed March, 1915

Report Sections:

Premises | Lantern and Fixtures | Ventilators and Watchroom | Illuminating Apparatus | Closets and Storerooms

 

Fog Signal General | Fog Signal Equipment | Dwelling | Asst. Keepers Dwellings | Water | Healthfulness

 

Lighthouse Access | Station Boat Info | Tools and Accessories | Light Vessel Specific | Inspection Reports

 

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