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Name: Bhavnagar Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Old Port Light

Nearest Town or City:
Bhavnagar, , India

Location: West side of Gulf of Khambhat, northwest coast of India.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses and Lightships


This lighthouse was badly damaged in an earthquake on January 26, 2001, and it remains out of service.

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 43

Description of Tower: Round stone tower.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1891: Light on dwelling on piles, focal plane 43 feet.

Date Established: 1891

Date Present Tower Built: 1932

Current Use: In ruins.

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