Killock Shoal Light

Killock Shoal Light

Infobox Lighthouse

caption = Killock Shoal Light (USCG)
location = North end of Chincoteague Channel off Chincoteague, Virginia
coordinates = coord|37.934|N|75.380|W|type:landmark (approx.)
yearlit = 1886
automated = 1929
yeardeactivated = 1939
foundation = screw-pile
construction = cast-iron/wood
shape = square house
height = 48 ft
lens = fourth-order Fresnel lens
currentlens =
range =
characteristic = fixed white with red sector
The Killock Shoal Light was a lighthouse located 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.


* [ Virginia Light Stations] , from the United States Coast Guard
* [ Killock Shoal Light] , from the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society
*cite book
last= Evans-Hylton
first= Patrick
title= Lighthouses and Lifesaving Stations of Virginia
year= 2005
publisher= Arcadia Publishing
p. 56

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