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Source of Image: Charles Bash (USA)
Date of Image: June 8th, 2005

 

International Designation Number:

A5168

 

Navigation:
Latitude 53 25' 19" N
Longitude 04 36' 29" W
Body of water 3 km (2 mi) northwest of Carmel Head, Isle of Anglesey.

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1717
Date Light First Lit: 1717
Designer William Trench.
Is structure still operating? Yes. Automated 1987.
Characteristic Two White flashes every 10sec, day and night; 

also a continuous Red light shown over the Coal Rock reef.