Brenton Point Station Site

Newport, RI

Also known as Brenton Point

The Brenton Point Station Site site was established in 1884


This is not an active site. It was active 1884-1939


This site was closed (in) 1939


This is the original site location


Designation number: 53

Station closed in 1939 after station was damaged in the September 1938 Hurricane. Replaced by Station Castle Hill in 1939. No station buildings survive at this site.

Station Site Notes:

1883 site selected; 1884 completed; 1912 important improvements to station to build new boathouse and launchway completed (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 10/30/1884; station not listed subsequent to 1939; abandoned in 1946 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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