Rhode Island Lighthouse History

Brenton Reef Lights




Relief Lightship LV-19


Location: Entrance to East Passage of Narragansett Bay
Location: 1872 l Lat 41 25 00 N - Long 71 21 30 W
Year Built: 1845
Design: Wood - white oak framed and planked; double ended hull
Design: with bowsprit; 2 masts, oval daymarks at both mastheads
Length: 85' (lbp); Beam: 25'; Draft: 9; Tonnage: 150 gross
Illuminating Apparatus: 1 lamp, 12 cylindrical wicks
Propulsion: Sail
Years on Station: 1872
Status: Retired in 1894. Turned over to Navy Department Oct 31 1900 for use as target ship.
Light Characteristic: Fixed White
Range: 12 miles
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Brenton Reef Lights