Light and fog signal, Black Ledge, New London Harbor, Connecticut.
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Light and fog signal, Black Ledge, New London Harbor, Connecticut. by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Lighthouses,
  • Aids to navigation,
  • New London Harbor (Conn.)

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Other titlesLight and fog-signal at or near Black Ledge, Long Island Sound, Connecticut
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16072247M

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New London Ledge Light (41°'N., 72°'W.), 58 feet above the water, is shown from a red brick building on a square white pier on the west side of New London Ledge; a fog signal is sounded at the station. Other prominent features in a pproaching New London Harbor are: New London Harbor Light, on the west side of the entrance channel; the. Meanwhile, New London Harbor Light is open to the public, by appointment, on a strictly limited basis. Please call to make inquiries. According to the USCG, for the top of New London Harbor Light, one can see more lighthouses than from any other place on earth/5(20). We recommend booking New London Harbor Light tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 New London Harbor Light tours on Tripadvisor4/5(30).   National Data Buoy Center - Recent observations from station LDLC3 (N W) - New London Ledge Light, New London Harbor, CT.

New London Ledge Light by Graphic Artist Alan Claude. Framed print Art is UV protected with durable matte laminate coating. No glass or plexiglass. Art is permanently bonded so it will not buckle, wrinkle or fade For indoor use only and ready to hang. (framed x) Beautiful deep flat Acadia Black high quality wood frame. - As a result of complaints by summer residents, and despite protests by local watermen, the fog signal is discontinued at Harbor Light and moved off-shore to the new New London Ledge Light . near Black Ledge, entrance to New London Harbor, Con­ necticut, may be used toward constructing said light and fog-signal station at or near SouthAvest Ledge." Section of the Revised Statutes, as amended by tho act. (The following history is adapted from Lighthouse Friends): After decades more of inaction, in Congress approved an act appropriating $60, 'for establishing a light and fog-signal at or near Black Ledge' The Lighthouse Board then moved the light's position about one quarter mile to the west to Southwest Ledge, as placing the light there would leave the deep channel to the west of the.

LIGHT AND FOG SIGNAL, BLACK LEDGE, NEW LONDON HARBOR, CONNECTICUT. Ma 2p. Reports on the need for the above station and requests an appropriation for same. $ b,c,d. H. R. Report No. LIGHT-HOUSE AND FOG SIGNAL AT DIAMOND SHOAL, NORTH CAROLINA. Ma 14p. The light originally was called Southwest Ledge Light, but soon renamed New- London Ledge to avoid confusion with the light in New Haven Harbor, also a "Southwest Ledge Light". The cast-iron lantern originally held a fourth-order Fresnel lens, exhibiting three white flashes, followed by a red flash at 30 second intervals. In , Henry Hobart, Superintendent of Lights at New London, asked local mariners regarding the necessity of additional lights in the area, and the universal opinion was that a light instead of a buoy on Black Ledge at the entrance to New London Harbor “would be a great additional protection to vessels navigating Long Island and Fisher’s. History of the New London Harbor Lighthouse. Posted/Updated by Bryan Penberthy on The town of New London, founded in , was important for its strategic location at the mouth of the Thames River and was considered the best deep water harbor on Long Island Sound.