Croatan Lighthouse, Croatan, North Carolina
CROATAN SHOAL LIGHT
Location: IN 8 FEET OF WATER, ON THE NORTHEASTERLY SIDE OF THE CHANNEL BETWEEN CROATAN AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS
Station Established: 1835
Year Last Tower(s) First Lit: 1887
Tower Shape / Markings / Pattern: White square screw-pile structure, with green shutters; piles and roof, brown; lantern, black. Fog bell on westerly side of roof.
Original Lens: Fourth Order
Characteristic: Fixed white with a fixed red sector between W. 7/8N. and NW. 3/8 N.
Fog Signal: Bell; bell struck by machinery every 15 seconds