Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 45
Height of Focal Plane: 116
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7.5 seconds; range 17 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Octagonal concrete tower with alternating white and red sides and a red lantern.
This light is operational
1832: White tower with red stripes, 40 ft tall. 1880: White octagonal wooden tower with red stripes and a third-order lens, 58 ft tall.
Date Established: 1791
Date Present Tower Built: 1960-61
Date Automated: 1980
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
The lighthouse can be seen from various points in Saint John Harbour. Permission from the Canadian Coast Guard is required to access the island