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Carmanah Point Light Station

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Year first lit  1920 (current)
Characteristic  Fl W 5 s.
Opened  1920
Focal height  56 m
Year first constructed  1891
Construction  concrete tower
Height  11 m
Range  37,000 m
Province  British Columbia
Carmanah Point Light Station wwwlighthousefriendscomcarmanah22009jpg
Location  Carmanah Point British Columbia Canada
Tower shape  octagonal frustum tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern  white tower, red lantern house
Similar  Pachena Point Light, Cape Beale Light, West Coast Trail, Ballenas Islands, Estevan Point

Carmanah Point Light Station is a lighthouse on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island at the entrance from the Pacific Ocean to the Strait of Juan de Fuca.



The Carmanah Point Light Station was established in 1891. The first light was built of wood and was attached to the keeper's housing. The present tower was built in 1920 of concrete and remains in operation.


  • William Phillip Daykin 1891–1912)
  • George Woodley 1912
  • Robert S. Daykin 1912–1917
  • James W. Davies 1917–1924
  • Thomas A. McNabb 1924–1930, 1944
  • John Alfred Hunting 1930–1931
  • Henry Seymour Briggs 1931–1934
  • Henry I. McKenzie 1935
  • G.M. Clark 1935
  • William Charles Copeland 1935–1940
  • Walter Calverly, 1940–1941
  • F.A. Mountain 1941-1946
  • Francis George Copeland 1946–1952
  • G.D. Wellard 1952-1958
  • Bert Pearce 1964–1969
  • Arthur Britton 1970–1976
  • Robert W. Noble 1976–1979
  • Don DeRousic 1979–1983
  • Dieter Losel 1983–1986
  • Jerry K. Etzkorn 1986–2016
  • Justine J. Etzkorn 2016-
  • References

    Carmanah Point Light Station Wikipedia

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