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#1
Lighthouse identification / Re: 1940s lighthouse ID
January 23, 2023, 09:09:41 AM
Hi Pete! I did some research on this topic. There are number of "dunce cap" lighthouses in Japan (i.e.
Hiroshima, Fujisawa, Hakata Kō - most of them were build after 1950s)
I would say likely this picture is Yokohama South Outer Breakwater (built 1939).
Here are some other pictures of it:
LH Japan
yamatae.sakura.ne.jp



It has slightly different configuration of windows (but this could be due to tower reconstruction) but general shape of the tower, breakwater and square building nearby - everything is very similar. As far as I've found in internet -  American troops were landed in Yokohama after surrender of Japan so this fits to story as well.
#2
Agreed! It seems this could be different datums...
#3
Lighthouse identification / Re: 1940s lighthouse ID
January 18, 2023, 10:03:36 AM
I bet this is something in Asia, Korea or Japan maybe. Any kind of information about picture could help!
#4
Another option is Strumble Head which also has iron bridge connecting to mainland, but i think South Stack is much better candidate
#5
South Stack in Wales looks similar - at least there is a bridge connecting the island with mainland
https://www.lightphotos.net/photos/displayimage.php?pid=38458&
#6
Any additional information available? I.e. age or region?
#7
Lighthouse identification / Re: Fos-sur-Mer
May 24, 2022, 07:16:03 AM
It seems here 43°25'12.2"N 4°53'24.2"E
#8
Lighthouse identification / Re: Marseilles area
April 28, 2022, 02:54:24 PM
This looks like coast guard tower for traffic monitoring.
#9
Can you upload the picture to gallery? Here is the link https://www.lightphotos.net/photos/upload.php for uploading, just select album
#10
General Discussion / Re: New lighthouse on the map
April 04, 2022, 01:11:59 AM
Hi there! Just upload picture and indicate coordinates in the description, we will add this to the map, no problem!
#11
General Discussion / Re: Eiffel lighthouses
February 25, 2022, 11:30:35 AM
ARLHS EGY-009 Burullus lighthouse, Egypt
G0342, São Thomé Lighthouse, Brazil
#12
General Discussion / Re: lighthouse mercury earthquake
January 23, 2022, 06:15:33 PM
Thanks, this is very interesting information.
#13
Quality really poor. I can't understand even shape of the tower, if it is rectangular or round :(
It seems it was somewhere by the beach, such towers often were destroyed due to erosion.
Will try to search something similar...
#14
General Discussion / Re: Tylön lighthouse
January 18, 2022, 06:38:50 PM
Nice one
#15
Could this be https://www.lightphotos.net/photos/displayimage.php?pid=20977 King Carol I lighthouse ?
It was built in 1913
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