Light and fog-signal station at entrance to New London Harbor, Connecticut.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lighthouses,
  • Aids to navigation,
  • New London (Conn.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLight and fog-signal station near Southwest Ledge, New London, Connecticut
SeriesH.rp.2279
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16083101M

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National Data Buoy Center - Recent observations from station LDLC3 (N W) - New London Ledge Light, New London Harbor, CT. In view of these facts and the further fact that a naval station is in operation on the Thames River, which empties into New London Harbor, it is suggested that a light and a steam fog-signal station be established on the southwest ledge on the eastern side of the entrance to New London Harbor. New London Harbor Light is a lighthouse in Connecticut on the west side of the New London harbor entrance. It is the nation's fifth oldest light station and the seventh oldest U.S. lighthouse. It is both the oldest and the tallest lighthouse in Connecticut and on Long Island Sound, with its Location: Pequot Avenue, New London, CT. New London Harbor Lighthouse New London, Connecticut Smugmug gallery of New London Harbor Light photos (prints and gift items available) Location: West side of the entrance to New London Harbor. Coordinates: 41 19 00 N 72 05 24 W. View New London Harbor Lighthouse in a larger map. Previous lighthouse.

Hotels near New London Harbor Light: ( mi) Inn at Harbor Hill Marina ( mi) Steamboat Inn ( mi) Mermaid Inn of Mystic ( mi) Stonecroft Country Inn ( mi) The Old Mystic Inn; View all hotels near New London Harbor Light on Tripadvisor4/ TripAdvisor reviews. During the War of , New London Harbor Lighthouse was extinguished. The British did not attack the station during the conflict, as it was guarded by colonial troops, but instead invaded the undefended Little Gull Island Light, taking all of its lamps and reflectors. Postcard showing fog signal atop lighthouse. In , with the lighting of the New London Ledge Light the New London Harbor fog signal was silenced for good. Known to the locals as the Pequot Avenue Lighthouse, the Keeper’s house is privately owned while the tower is maintained by the New London Maritime Society.   The location of the present New London light and fog-signal station is so far inside the harbor, the obstructions as to be partially ineffective as an aid for the purpose of safe navigation of this entrance. The commerce of the port of New London has so increased, since the erection of the present light, as to change the conditions materially. .

  Lynde Point (Saybrook) Light () Location: Connecticut River/Long Island Sound. Morgan Point Light () Location: West side of Mystic River mouth. New London Harbor Light () Location: West side of harbor entrance. New London Ledge Light () Location: Thames River/New London Harbor entrance. Peck Ledge Light (). 2 reviews of New London Harbor Light "Neat little white light house. I love that it's perfect and white! Surrounded by private property, 'Do Not Enter' signs and 65+ race car drivers. There is no way to get close. It has about 8 floors in a spiral stair case. Even beaches nearby are for 'private use'. The light itself looks like many others. USCG description of the light: The lighthouse is a white, octagonal pyramidal tower, 90 feet above ground and 89 feet above water, the light being visible for 15 miles, and located on the west side of the entrance to New London Harbor. The light is a 6,candlepower fourth-order electric light flashing white every 4 seconds, with a red 1,candlepower sector from 0 degrees to 41 degrees, covering . New London Light New London Harbor Light is a lighthouse in Connecticut, United States, on the west side of the New London harbor entrance. It is the nation's fifth oldest light station and the seventh oldest U.S. lighthouse; it is both the oldest and the tallest lighthouse in Connecticut, and on Long Island Sound, with its "white, octagonal pyramidal tower [reaching] 90 feet above ground and.