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Name: Dunkerque Jetée Est Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Dunkerque Musoir Light

Nearest Town or City:
Dunkerque, , France

Location: North Sea, east side of the entrance to the East Harbor.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

The 1898 tower was destroyed during World War II.

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Two red flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with a red top.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1863: Metal mast attached to a wooden hut. 1898: Iron turret, focal plane height of 26 feet.

Date Established: 1863

Date Present Tower Built: Late 1940s?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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