New Lighthouse Photos of Triple Island Lighthouse

The following photos were sent to me by David F. Pearce for publication here. Please respect his copyright. You may download the photos for your own photo collection, but they are NOT to be reposted to another website. Thanks – retlkpr

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Triple Island ID sign

Triple Island ID sign

Triple Island - also know as "The Rock"

Triple Island – also know as “The Rock”

Triple Island lantern, now closed. The light is external from the lantern room

Triple Island lantern, now closed. The light is external from the lantern room

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Triple Island – Inside the Lighthouse – 2012

Triple Island


In June 22, 2011 I published an article about the Triple Island 3rd order lens which has now been replaced with a flashlight (see the article).

I have never spent any work time on Triple Island, but I have landed there once or twice with the Coast Guard helicopters as a passenger. I never did have any time to explore.

Triple Island - distant from Prince Rupert

There are two lighthouse keepers on Triple Island who rotate every twenty-eight (28) days with two other keepers. I always wondered what it would be like to live there in this day and age.

One of the keepers, my friend Glenn Borgens, has sent me some wonderful photos of the inside of the Triple Island lighthouse that I am going to share with you. For twenty-eight days, it looks like a comfortable place to live and work. Continue reading

In Memorium – Ed Hartt (1920 – 1995)

                                                                                                                                                                                      Ed Hartt (January 23, 1920 – March 16, 1995) was head keeper at Lawyer Island, Triple Island and Langara Point during his tenure as a lighthouse keeper. – Jeannie (Hartt) Nielsen (daughter of Ed Hartt)                                                                                                                                                                                                                               



To include your memories in Ed’s memorial please click this link.


Memorial Brick for Ed & Eileen Hartt – Mariners Wall, Prince Rupert, BC