- Killock Shoal Light
caption = Killock Shoal Light (USCG)
location = North end of Chincoteague Channel off
coordinates = coord|37.934|N|75.380|W|type:landmark (approx.)
yearlit = 1886
automated = 1929
yeardeactivated = 1939
foundation = screw-pile
shape = square house
height = 48 ft
lens = fourth-order
characteristic = fixed white with red sector The Killock Shoal Light was a
lighthouselocated at the north end of the channel west of Chincoteague, Virginia.
This light was erected in 1886. It was unlike other screw-pile structures in the area, with the lantern set at one corner of a small square frame house. It was automated in 1923, and decommissioned in 1939, with the house being replaced by a steel tower. The structure is now unlit.
* [http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/WEBLIGHTHOUSES/LHVA.html Virginia Light Stations] , from the
United States Coast Guard
* [http://www.cheslights.org/heritage/killockshoal.htm Killock Shoal Light] , from the Chesapeake Chapter of the
United States Lighthouse Society
title= Lighthouses and Lifesaving Stations of Virginia
publisher= Arcadia Publishing p. 56
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