Lighthouse Service, Naval Department
The height of this tower was raised in 1980. Sines is where Vasco da Gama was born.
Tower Height: 72
Height of Focal Plane: 184
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 15 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical tower on top of dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1880
Date Present Tower Built: 1880
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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