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Nearest Town or City:
Roche Harbor, Washington, United States

Location: Stuart Island, San Juan Islands, Prevost Harbor.

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Photo: Stan Severi

Managing Organization:
U.S. Bureau of Land Management

The first light at this station was mounted on the fog signal building. The Coast Guard still maintains the active optic. The Bureau of Land Management, which owns the property, plans to develop it as a visitor site.

Height of Focal Plane: 44

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 2.5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White square concrete tower.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
1893 two-story wood frame keeper's house, fog signal building.

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1936

Date Automated: 1974

Optics: 300 mm optic.

Fog Signal: Automated horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Stuart Island is accessible only by boat or small plane. It is possible to dock at the island and walk a two-mile path to the light station.

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