Location & historical notes: Florida, about seven miles southwesterly from Key West, and about five miles westward from the entrance to the main ship channel to Key West.  Moored close in to Sand Key, and used as a reference mark for entering the Rock Key Channel, the Southwest Channel, and the Main Ship Channel.  The station was replaced by the Sand Key Lighthouse.

Lightships assigned:

1846-1853: "PP " (The only lightship to occupy this station)

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