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Melbourne Region / Williamstown / Point Gellibrand Lighttower & Timeball

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Wooden Lighttower 1840 - 1849
Bluestone Lighttower 1849 - 1859, the light was then replaced by a lightship.
Tower in 1934 30 ft extended with brick and in function as a lighttower once more until 1987.
1987/89 extension demolished and a time ball replaced as a historical/touristic attraction.
Author of the photo: Larry Myhre

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Album name:mitko / AU - Victoria
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Inactive since 1987
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1849
Height of the tower, m:17
Coordinates (in any format):-37.866838,144.912738
Displayed:155 times
Date added:Jan 05, 2018
DateTime Original:2017:04:06 06:47:21
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Keywords:Melbourne ; Victoria ; Port Fillip ; Australia
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