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NY: Long Island Sound, Great Captain Island, proposed aids to navigation change



  • Date Reported: Jul 13, 2017
  • Reporter: Ted Stehle
  • Source: CG 1st District LNM 01282017
  • Description:

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering making the following change to Aids to Navigation:
CHANGE Great Captain Island Light (LLNR 21400) from a rotating lantern to a flashing lantern, and decrease the advertised nominal range from 17NM to 14NM. The Coast Guard intends to use a more power efficient LED lantern.
REMOVE Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.

Interested Mariners are strongly encouraged to comment on this proposal in writing, either personally or through their organization. All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to 1 September 2017 to complete the process. In order to most effectively consider your feedback and improve or data collection when responding to this proposal, please include size and type of vessel, recreational or
commercial, and distance from aid that you start looking for it, and if and how you use the signal. Please do not call the Coast Guard via telephone or other means, only written responses to this proposal will be accepted. Refer to Project No. 01-17-052. E-mail can be sent to:
D01-SMB-DPWPublicComments@uscg.mil.

  • Location: Other
  • Lat / Lon: N 40° 58.836' / W 073° 37.472'