By Name or City
By Distance (USA/PR only)
mi. of
By Date Posted
East Quoddy Head Light
 Database FAQDatabase FAQ   SearchSearch   Member ListMember List   RegisterRegister   Log inLog in   

 Lighthouse Database » North America » USA » California

Yerba Buena Island Light
San Francisco, California

Please log in or register to review this lighthouse. If you have additional information or corrections, please contact us.

Average Rating: 
Lighthouse Rating
 N/A (0 reviews)

Recommended By: No recommendations

General Information
Date Established: 1875
Date Present Tower Built: 1875
Date Automated: 1958
Height of Tower: 25 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 95 ft.


Distance from You:
Zip Code:

Open to Public?: No

Related Links
Find Related Items on eBay


*Photos on this page are the property of lighthousephoto, unless otherwise noted, and may not be downloaded or used without permission from the copyright owner.

If you would like to contribute photos of this light (showing a different perspective or the interior), please let us know.

The Yerba Buena Island Lighthouse was established in 1875 to aid ships navigating in San Francisco Bay. Despite the lights on the Oakland Bay Bridge, the lighthouse remains active to this day and retains its original 1875 5th order Fresnel lens. The lighthouse consists of a white masonry tower and a cast iron lantern room. The keeper's residence is now the home to the USCG District Commander.

The lighthouse stands on USCG property and is not open to visitors but good views of the lighthouse can be had from the San Francisco Alameda/Oakland ferry.

Submitted by: lighthousephoto Date posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 Views: 1269