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Southwold Lighthouse

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Album name:DLilley / England
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Built 1890 Round white masonry tower surrounded by houses
Height of the tower, m:31 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:37
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Lamp = 3 x 12v 90 watt Osram Halostar, Optic = 1st order 920mm focal length, catadioptric fixed lens. Group flashing 4 times every 20 seconds, 204-215 red, 215-1 white, 1-32.5 red, 32.5-204 no light
Range, nm:White main light 16 nm, Red side lights 12 nm
Any other comments:Electrified and de-manned in 1938
Coordinates (in any format):52 19.60N 01 41.00E
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Date added:Oct 25, 2011
DateTime Original:2011:06:05 13:08:30
Keywords:Southwold ; Suffolk ; England ; North Sea
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mitko   [Oct 25, 2011 at 06:33 PM]
Data from admiralty charts: Group flashing - Flash 0.5s, Eclipse 1.0s.
Sectors: 204-215 red, 215-1 white, 1-32.5 red, 32.5-204 - no light
mitko   [Oct 25, 2011 at 06:36 PM]
Thanks for the photo, Derek, i've added some info!
DLilley   [Oct 25, 2011 at 07:12 PM]
Dmitry please add as much info as you can I am not that knowledgeable about lighthouses.

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