Old Orchard Shoal Light, Crooke's Point, Great Kills Harbor, eastern shore of Staten Island, lower New York Bay, New York
Screwpile style lighthouse built in 1893. Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012.
OLD ORCHARD SHOAL LIGHT
GEDNEY CHANNEL/LOWER NY BAY
Station Established: 1893
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1893
Automated? YES 1955
Foundation Materials: CAISSON
Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Tower Shape: CONICAL "SPARK PLUG"
Markings/Pattern: LOWER BROWN/UPPER WHITE ON BLACK PIER
Relationship to Other Structure: INTEGRAL
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL 1893