Cobourg East Breakwater Lighthouse

Cobourg, Ontario - 1924 (1844**)

Photo of the Cobourg East Breakwater Lighthouse.

History of the Cobourg East Breakwater Lighthouse

This is not technically a lighthouse at all, but it is an aid to navigation. The Cobourg East Breakwater light marks the bustling Port of Cobourg. Inside the breakwater was a ton of sailboats, etc. Even the Canadian Coast Guard had a Search and Rescue base located here.

Directions: From the QEW (Queen Elizabeth Way - Highway 401), exit at 474 which is Route 45. Head south into Cobourg.) At the intersection of Route 2, make a right, and then a left onto 3rd Street. Follow 3rd Street south to the marina. The lighthouse sits at the end of the breakwater.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 40.00'
Focal Plane: 49'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 43.95200 N
*Longitude: -78.16500 W
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* Please note that all GPS coordinates are approximated and are meant to put you in the vicinity of the lighthouse, not for navigation purposes.

** This year denotes a station date. This is the year that a lighthouse was first reported in the vicinity or at that location.

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