Search ||  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Name: Copinsay Lighthouse  

Feedback to the database manager

Nearest Town or City:
Skaill , , United Kingdom

Location: Small island to the east of the Orkney mainland, Scotland.


Click to enlarge: Photo   
Photo: Northern Lighthouse Board

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/copinsay.htm

Notes:
This lighthouse was designed by engineer Charles A. Stevenson.

Tower Height: 52

Height of Focal Plane: 259

Characteristic and Range: Five white flashes every 30 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1915

Date Present Tower Built: 1915

Date Automated: 1991

Fog Signal: Discontinued 2001 (was 4 blasts every 60 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: Murdoch Lamont (c. 1986)

Featured
Products

Subscribe
to Lighthouse Digest


USLHS Marker Fund


Lighthouse Jewelry


Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt













Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2017 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History