Cape Fear Station Site

Bald Head Island, NC

Also known as Cape Fear

The Cape Fear Station Site site was established in 1915 (at this site, 1882 at original site)


This is not an active site. It was active 1915-1937 (Listed as inactive 1937-1940)


This site was closed (in) 1937


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1882 to 1915 at original site. (See Station ID # 246.1)


Designation number: 193

Station closed in 1937 at this site. 1916 station house was destroyed by fire in January 1968.

Station Site Notes:

1879 site selected; 1881 near completion; 1882 completed and put into operation; 1913 rebuilding of station still underway; 1914 rebuilding temporarily suspended until further appropriations; 1915 contract made for rebuilding station (USLSS Annual Reports). Station was discontinued in 1941 (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

There are no surviving station houses at this site.

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