Marine Department Peninsular Malaysia
Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 12
Foreshore Road 42007
Local folklore claims that Hang Tuah, a legendary Malay warrior of the 15st century, acquired his strength and knowledge by meditating at Cape Rachado. The legend says that his footprint was left embedded in a boulder, and that it can be seen to this day.
Tower Height: 79
Height of Focal Plane: 387
Characteristic and Range: Fl.(3).W.7s, visible for 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical concrete tower
This light is operational
Date Established: 1863
Date Present Tower Built: 1863
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Unknown.
Keepers: Ishak Ahmad (c. 1990-present)