Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
This lighthouse was named for James Horsburgh, an eminent hydrographer for the East India Company. It was the first lighthouse in Singapore. The island it stands on is now the subject of a dispute between Singapore and Malaysia. (The nearest community is Tanjung Penyusop, Malaysia.)
Tower Height: 112
Height of Focal Plane: 102
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: Conical tower with black and white horizontal bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1851
Date Present Tower Built: 1851
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
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