Vietnam Maritime Safety Agency
Con Dao, the largest island of the Poulo Condore group, was formerly one of the most notorious penal colonies in the world, with a total of eight prisons housing as many as 20,000 inmates at the height of the Vietnam War.
Tower Height: 52
Height of Focal Plane: 696
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 31 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square white tower on a house with a red roof.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1887
Date Present Tower Built: 1887
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
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