Middle Bay Lighthouse Tee
Middle Bay Lighthouse Tee
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RBO Middle Bay Lighthouse Tee

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Middle Bay Light, also known as Middle Bay Lighthouse and Mobile Bay Lighthouse, is an active hexagonal-shaped cottage style screw-pile lighthouse. The structure is located offshore from Mobile, Alabama, in the center of Mobile Bay.

Middle Bay Lighthouse Statistics
Station established: 1885
Light first lit in 1885
Original lens installed in 1885
Automated in 1935
Deactivated in 1967
Iron screw pilings
Construction: Wood
White with red pilings
Shape: Hexagonal
Tower height: 54 feet;
Stories: 1.5
Present Optic: 6"
hazard warnings
Height of Focal Plane: 54 feet
Sister light of Hooper Straight Lighthouse, Tangier Sound, Maryland
Fresnel lens disposition: USCG loaned lens to Ft. Morgan Museum for display in 1966 and currently still on exhibit
Damaged in the
1916 hurricane
Restored by Middle Bay Light Centennial Commission in 1984
Stabilization undertaken in 1993
Major restoration done in 2011 at sea

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