Annandale Front Range Light


Status: Active
GPS Coordinates: 46 15 32.9 N , 62 25 19.9 W on Banks Point
FHBRO Number: 90-282
LOL number: 949
Date Built: 1990

Electrification and De-staffing Dates: It was electrified and never staffed.
Nominal Range: 15 nautical miles
Focal Height: 9.6 meters 31'5" ft
Light: White light ISO, Equal interval flash
Flash Pattern: Flash 1 second Eclipse 1 second
Tower height: 5.2 meters   16'4" ft

Driving Directions:

South East Shore

Points East Coastal Drive - PEI MAP - C-14

Travel on highway #4 northward to route #310 at Dundas Corner. Follow Route #310, approx. 10 km to Annandale Wharf Road. This range front light is at the entrance to the harbour. It is on private property.

Located on Banks Point on Boughton Bay.


Description:

This range light is a small white wooden tower clad in shingles. It has no lantern. The navigation light is displayed through a small window near the top of the red vertical daymark on the seaward side. The pediments over the window and door have a decorative gingerbread design. 


Historic Data:

The present range light was built in 1990 to replace the 1898 structure.


Keepers:

Alfred Robertson   1898 - 1912
James Norton         1912 - 1922
A. Robertson          1922 - ?


Current Owners/ Operators:

Government of Canada. This is one of several lighthouses on PEI that had no petition filed for ownership.

Last Updated: September 28, 2013