Bureau des Phares et Balises
A light was recorded on the pier as early as 1801.
Tower Height: 33
Height of Focal Plane: 39
Characteristic and Range: Two red flashes every 6 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Gray circular concrete tower with a red lantern, attached to a small rectangular building.
This light is operational
1864: Iron tower, focal plane 39', destroyed by storm in 1893. 1896: 24' white iron tower. 1929: Black lantern on white rectangular building, 20' tall, focal plane 31'. 1957: 23' red tower on wooden building, focal plane 36'.
Date Established: 1864
Date Present Tower Built: 1980s
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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