Bureau des Phares et Balises
This is the front light of the Grande Passe range, with Saint Antoine serving as the rear light.
Tower Height: 16
Height of Focal Plane: 39
Characteristic and Range: Occulting white light, one-second eclipse every 4 seconds; range 12 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White rectangular stone house with unpainted stone trimmings; the words "PORT LA CHAINE" are painted in dark red on one side. The light is shown from a small platform outside the top window on that side of the house.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1863
Date Present Tower Built: 1863
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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