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Beira / Rio Macuti lighthouse
Photo provided by [url=;u=40525]Gena Anfimov[/url]
Keywords: Beira;Mozambique;Indian ocean;Mozambique Channel

Photo provided by Gena Anfimov

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Album name:mitko / Mozambique
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1904
Height of the tower, m:28 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:35
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Group flashing, 3 flashes in 10s, flash 0.3s, eclipse 1.2s, white
Range, nm:19 nm
Any other comments:Racon(M). SS
Coordinates (in any format):19 50.4894 S 34 53.9553 E
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Date added:Jul 27, 2013
Image Description:Former Dutch tug, now a breakwater in front of the lighthouse SE of Beira. Built in 1953 by the N.V.Scheepsbouw Unie Groningen. (1994) Built in
IPTC Title:Macuti
Keywords:Beira / Mozambique / Indian ocean / Mozambique Channel
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Hans de Graaf   [Jul 27, 2013 pm31 02:08 PM]
The light was not such a big help for the beached ship.
mitko   [Jul 27, 2013 pm31 02:14 PM]
Definitely, Hans! That was the tug MACUTI - IMO 5216501. Built in 1954 for service in Beira. In 1985 run aground and stayed there.

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