The Carentan range lights guide vessels travelling from the town of Carentan toward the sea. They are and always have been simple metal posts, but the house formerly occupied by the keeper still stands near the front light.
Tower Height: 20
Height of Focal Plane: 20
Characteristic and Range: Occluding red light, three flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 17 miles (synchronized with the rear light).
Description of Tower: Metal post, former dwelling nearby.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1868
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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