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Name: Manistique East Breakwater Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Manistique, Michigan, United States

Location: Manistique Harbor, Lake Michigan.

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Photo: Alan Culley

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 35

Height of Focal Plane: 50

Description of Tower: Red, square pyramidal cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1915

Date Present Tower Built: 1915

Date Automated: 1969

Optics: 1915: Fourth order Fresnel lens (now at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc); now 300 mm optic.

Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The East Breakwater in Manistique is accessible from a city park on the waterfront.

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