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 » Rhode Island

Whale Rock Light (destroyed)
Narragansett, Rhode Island

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: 1882
Height of Focal Plane: 72 ft.

Location

Distance from You:
Zip Code:

Open to Public?: No, accessible only by boat

Related Links
Find Related Items on eBay

 
Photos
Whale_Rock_1.jpg
Full-Size

*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.

Description
The ruins of what was Whale Rock Lighthouse stand atop a wave washed rock the projects out of the waters off Narragansett. The lighthouse was a cast iron spark plug type lighthouse that stood atop a rock masonry base. The lighthouse was built in 1882 and swept away by the great hurricane of 1938.


Submitted by: lighthousephoto Date posted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 Views: 1535