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Name: Douglas Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Douglas, , United Kingdom

Location: Douglas Harbour, east coast of Isle of Man, off southern coast of Scotland.

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Photo: Fred Fox

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


A 60-foot daybeacon established here in 1811 still stands.

Tower Height: 66

Height of Focal Plane: 105

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1832

Date Present Tower Built: 1892

Date Automated: 1986

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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