As early as 1900, the light was said to be "difficult to distinguish on account of the electric lights of the town."
Tower Height: 20
Height of Focal Plane: 38
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 9 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White hexagonal tower on the mole.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1863
Date Present Tower Built: 1863
Date Deactivated: 1954
Current Use: Tourist attraction.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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