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Le Havre / Cape de La Heve lighthouse - historic photo
Modern light A1256; CA27900

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Photo c.1873

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Album name:mitko / North and West coasts of France
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Destroyed by Allied artillery during fighting at Le Havre in 1944, new light constructed later on
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1775
Height of the tower, m:17
Any other comments:These lighthouses were the first in France to be electrified; the south tower was lit in 1863 with electricity generated by a steam engine. In 1893 the south light was deactivated.
Coordinates (in any format):49 30.743 N 0 4.156 E
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Date added:May 08, 2018
Keywords:Le Havre ; France ; English channel ; Historic
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