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Senequet Lighthouse

Senequet Lighthouse

In 1981, the lighthouse had its lantern replaced and updated.
Light powered by wind turbine since its automisation.

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Senequet Lighthouse


Made of: Resin
Size: 12.5 x 6.0 x 5.5 cm

  • Locality : Gouville-sur-Mer, Manche
  • Construction : 1857
  • Height : 17.00 m
  • Elevation : 23.00 m
  • Reach : 13 nautical miles

 

History

  • In 1861, A fixed red light of 3° installed on the tapering spire tower.
  • In 1897, the light installation was changed for a white and red light with 3 flashes every 18 s.
  • In 1938, light system altered to 3 oculations every 12 s, fueled by propane gas.
  • In 1942, the light was destroyed.
  • In 1948 , the light restored with 3 flashes every 12 s.
 

Current Lighthouse

In 1981, lantern replaced and updated.
Light powered by wind turbine since its automisation.

Source: wikipedia