Sheringham Point Light

by Captain Alec Provan and John MacFarlane 2016

Sheringham Light

Sheringham Point Light (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

Sheringham Point Light (List of Lights 186 G5292) is located on the west point of Orveas Bay, on the North side of Juan de Fuca Strait, Renfrew Land District. List of Lights 186 (G5292) White hexagonal tower, year round, on Chart:3606. The light was built in 1912 and automated in 1989.

Sheringham Light

Sheringham Point Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection. )

The white hexagonal, reinforced concrete tower guides vessels as they enter the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

It was named in 1846 by Captain Henry Kellett RN of HMS Herald for the surveyor Vice–Admiral William Louis Sheringham RN.

Keepers: Eustace Travanion Arden (1912–1946); Tom Charles Cross (1946); Alfred Dickenson (1946–1948); Thomas Westhead (1948–?); Frederick Arthur Mountain (1959–1968); James D. Bruton (1968–1987); Kurt Cehak (1987–1989).

References: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/progs/lhn-nhs/pp-hl/page01.aspx#bc; https://www.notmar.gc.ca/publications/list-livre/pac/p180-en.php;



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