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Name: Chesapeake Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Location: Chesapeake Bay, 13 miles from Virginia Beach.


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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Notes:
This station is scheduled to be decommissioned in 2004.

Height of Focal Plane: 120

Description of Tower: Square light tower attached to living quarters and helicopter deck.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1965

Date Present Tower Built: 1965

Fog Signal: Automated horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

Keepers: ET3 Bob Barker (Coast Guard, 1967-1968); ET-2 Dave Hidinger (Coast Guard, 1973-1977)

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