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Bloody Point Range Lights

Nov. 13, 2019
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Bloody Point Range Lights, front and rear range lights, Daufuskie Island, South Carolina

BLOODY POINT RANGE LIGHTS

Location: DAUFUSKIE ISLAND
Station Established:
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1883
Operational? NO
Automated? NO
Deactivated: 1922
Tower Shape/Markings/Pattern: White, square, pyramidal, skeleton, iron structure (front); white triangular skeleton tower (rear)
Height: 27'
Relationship to Other Structure: INTEGRAL
Original Lens: 
Characteristic: Fixed red (both)
Foghorn: None

Historical Information:

  • Station established in 1883
  • Listed in the 1903 Light List as: "Range, secondary to Tybee Range, to guide in crossing Savannah River Bar.  Follow the Tybee Range on a WNW. course until these lights are in range, follow this range (NW. 1/2 N.) until Tybee Light bears WSW. 5/8 W., at which point the Jones Island Range lights are brought into range.
  • Station was rebuilt in 1899.
  • Station sold in 1922.