Bremerhaven Oberfeuer


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Source of Image: Jürgen Tronicke (Germany)
Date of Image: Unknown

 

International Designation Number:

B1268.1

 

Navigation:
Latitude 53° 32' 46" N
Longitude 08° 34' 12" E
Body of water North Sea / Weser River Estuary.

 

Construction:
Date of Establishment: 1853-1855
Date Light First Lit: 1856
Designer Simon Loschen.
Is structure still operating? Yes. Automated 1951.
Characteristic White light, 2sec on, 2sec off, synchronized with the front light.
 

Notes:

The fire was first lit by a gas flame and was later electrified in 1925.