"Texas Tower" Lighthouses

STATION LOCATION
STATE
COMMISSIONED
AUTOMATED
DECOMISSIONED
STATUS
Buzzards Bay Light 4 nm SW of Cuttyhunk Island
(between Martha's Vineyard & Westport)
MA
1 Nov 1961
?
1996
demolished & replaced in 1996
Brenton Reef Light Narragansett Bay
RI
1962
?
1989
demolished & replaced in 1992
Ambrose Light Ambrose Channel, Lower New York Bay
NY
1967
1988
1996
severely damaged by collision with an oil tanker
demolished & replaced in 1999
Chesapeake Light east of Cape Henry
VA
1965
1980
n/a
only Texas Tower that is still an active aid to navigation
Diamond Shoal Light approx 15 mi SE of Cape Hatteras
NC
1966
1977
2001
sold by government in 2012; now privately owned
Frying Pan Shoals Light 29 mi SE of Southport
NC
1966
1979
2003
privately owned
Savannah Light off mouth of Savannah River
GA
1964
1996
Nov 1996
destroyed by collision with a container ship