Point Allerton Station Site

Hull, MA

Also known as Point Allerton

The Point Allerton Station Site site was established in 1890


This site was closed (in) 1970 (at this site, still active at current [2nd] site)


This is an active site from 1899-1970


This is the original site location


Designation number: 26

Station closed in April 18, 1970 at this site and moved to a new location. 1899 station house survives at this site and is owned by the Hull Lifesaving Museum. Station still active at new site.

Station Site Notes:

1888 under contract for construction, to be put into operation before end of fiscal year; 1889 in the process of construction; 1890 constructed and put into operation; 1913 extensive improvements completed; 1914 extensive improvements completed (USLSS Annual Reports). First keeper appointed 10/15/1889 (USCG Historian's Website). Original station closed in 1969, present station commissioned on April 18th, 1970. In 1999 it was decided to take Station Scituate located south of Point Allerton and downgrade it to a station small. In 2000 Station Point Allerton assumed responsibility for Station "small" Scituate. In 2002 station was rehabbed providing better living conditions for the crew and a modern training room (Station Website).

Buildings at this Station Site

The 1899 station house is surviving at this site

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