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Connecticut / Avery Point Lighthouse

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The light was deactivated on June 25, 1967 when the United States Coast Guard moved its training facility from Avery Point to Governor's Island and was abandoned until 1999. Restoration finally began in 2004 and was completed in 2006.

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Album name:Bergwind / Northeast coast of US
Rating (3 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Built as a memorial to all other lighthouses and light keepers, was finished in 1943, during World War II, and was not lighted right away due to concerns about possible enemy invasions by sea. It finally went into service in 1944.
Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:17
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Flashing, period 4s, green
Coordinates (in any format):N41°18.916' W72°3.815'
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Date added:Feb 27, 2018
DateTime Original:2017:09:06 08:06:13
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Keywords:United States ; Atlantic ocean ; Connecticut ; Long Island Sound
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