Department of Lighthouses and Lightships
There was a light on the walls of a fort at Cannanore as early as 1843.
Tower Height: 75
Height of Focal Plane: 115
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds; range 18 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Red cylindrical concrete tower with white band.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1903
Date Present Tower Built: 1976
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!