After being deactivated, Crabtree Ledge Light was sold into private hands. It collapsed into the bay in a winter storm in the early 1940s.
Tower Height: 69
Description of Tower: Cylindrical cast iron tower on cylindrical iron caisson. Superstructure painted brown until 1903, then white.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1890 (1/15/1890)
Date Deactivated: 1933
Optics: 1890: Fifth order Fresnel lens.
Fog Signal: 1891: 1,200 pound fog bell and striking machinery.
Current Use: Destroyed.
Keepers: Charles Chester (1890-1908); Charles W. Thurston (assistant, 1902-1909); Joseph M. Gray (assistant, c. 1898); Amaziah Small (?); Edward Small (?); Alton Triveau (?); Jerome Peasely (?); Chester Brinkworth (?-1916); Joseph Whitmore (?-1917); Ora Jordan (?); ? Bulgar (?).