The Monument to Triple Island Lighthouse

by John M. MacFarlane 2017

Monument plaque

The Monument to Triple Island Lighthouse (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

In Prince Rupert BC there is a monument to the Triple Island Lighthouse.

Triple Island Light

Triple Island Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection. )

Triple Island Light (List of Lights 752 G5812) is located on the northwesterly rock of the islands in the Tree Nob Group, between Brown and Bell Passages, Range 5 Coast Land District. It is a a 21.9 metres (72 ft) tower attached to a rectangular concrete structure that houses the keepers' quarters and machinery. It exhibits Flash 0.25 s; eclipse 2.5 s; flash 0.25 s; eclipse 6 s. Year round.

Triple Island Light

Triple Island Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection. )

The Triple Islands Lighthouse is an octagonal, reinforced concrete tower measuring 23 metres (76 feet) high. It is attached to the corner of a square, three-storey, and reinforced concrete structure that serves as the keeper’s dwelling and equipment building. The station was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1974.

References: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/progs/lhn-nhs/pp-hl/page01.aspx#bc; http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/35313.html; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_Island_Lightstation; https://www.notmar.gc.ca/publications/list-livre/pac/p719-en.php;



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