Fire Island Station Site

Islip, NY

Also known as Fire Island

The Fire Island Station Site site was established in 1936 (at this site, 1849 at original site)


This site was moved in NA. Active from 1849 to 1920 at original site, and from 1920 to 1936 at second site. (See Station ID # 101.1 and 101.2)


This is an active site from 1936-present


Designation number: 83

Station still active at this site. 1968 station house survives.1936 station house torn down after the 1968 station house was built to replace it.

Station Site Notes:

1878 repaired; 1886 contracts entered for repairs and enlargements; 1920 contract awarded for moving station buildings to new site; 1921 station buildings moved to new site on bay side of inlet on account of encroachment of the sea (USLSS Annual Reports). 1932(?) [1921] new station built (USCG Historian's Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1968 station house is surviving at this site

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