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Name: Hume Tower  

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Also known as: Hume Tower Range Front

Nearest Town or City:
Queenscliff, Victoria, , Australia

Location: Port Phillip Heads, Port Phillip Bay.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Port of Melbourne Corporation


This tower is located close to the Queenscliff Low Light. It serves as the front light in a range with the Shortland Bluff Rear Light (Black Lighthouse) marking the western edge of a deepwater channel into Port Phillip Bay.

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 92

Characteristic and Range: Occulting red, period 15s (lt. 12.5s, ec. 2.5s).

Description of Tower: Square steel tower with red daymark.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1924

Date Present Tower Built: 1924

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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