Of the five main lighthouses that existed in the Saint-Malo harbor before the Second World War (Grand Jardin, Rochebonne, Bas-Sablons, La Balue, and Mole des Noires), this is the only one that was not destroyed in August 1944.
Tower Height: 65
Height of Focal Plane: 66
Characteristic and Range: Fixed green; range 22 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White square masonry tower with a gabled roof, upper portion painted black; the light is shown through a square window at the top of the tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1868
Date Present Tower Built: 1868
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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