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Cuckolds Light
Near Southport, Maine
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Location: Boothbay Harbor approach, off Cape Newagen
Nearest town: Southport, Maine
43 46 48 N
69 39 00 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public; it is accessible by boat and helicopter only. Views are possible from the public landing in Southport and from sightseeing cruises out of Boothbay Harbor.
Station established: 1892 (fog signal Station)
Present lighthouse built: 1907; Automated: 1974
Height of tower: 48 feet; Height of focal plane: 59 feet
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Maintained by:
Cuckolds Fog Signal and Light Station Council
 
 Earlier optic: Fourth-order Fresnel (1907)
Present optic: VRB-25
Characteristic: Two white flashes every six seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds
Related sites
Boothbay Region Chamber of Commerce
Maine.info: Resources for Maine Travel & Living
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