Tower Height: 43
Height of Focal Plane: 47
Characteristic and Range: Quick flash; range 11 nautical miles (white sector) and 8 nm (red sector).
Description of Tower: White hourglass-shaped tower with a red top, on a white square base marked "Canal Saint Louis."
This light is operational
1872: Brown circular metal tower, 39 feet tall, with a circular storage room below the lantern and a stone room surrounding the base. Post-1945?: Brown circular tower with a white lantern, 43 feet tall.
Date Established: 1872
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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