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Name: Amphitrite Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada

Location: West coast of Vancouver Island, entrance to Barkley Sound.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

The first light established here in 1906 was tended by the crew from the local lifeboat station. It was destroyed by a tidal wave in January 1914. The lifeboat crew continued to tend its replacement until July 1918. A keeper's house wasn't added to the station until 1929.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 50

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 12 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White tower on top of fog signal building, with red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1906: small wooden tower, destroyed by tsunami on January 2, 1914.

Date Established: 1906

Date Present Tower Built: 1915

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: James Frazer (1919-?)

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