National Ports Authority
There are dangerous offshore reefs and ledges here. The HMS Birkenhead sank at Danger Point on February 26, 1852, with a loss of 443 lives. Guided tours of the lighthouse are available.
Tower Height: 56
Height of Focal Plane: 148
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 40 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1895
Date Present Tower Built: 1895
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Keepers: Mervyn White (c. 1999)
Nearby Lodging: One self-catering cottage accommodating 4 persons is available at the light station. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.