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Name: Barrack Point Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Sherkin Island Light

Nearest Town or City:
Baltimore, , Ireland

Location: Eastern entrance to Baltimore Harbour, Sherkin Island.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Baltimore/Skibbereen Harbour Commissioners


Tower Height: 27

Height of Focal Plane: 130

Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 6 seconds with white and red sectors.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical cast iron tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1885?

Date Present Tower Built: 1885?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Sherkin Island can be reached by ferry from Baltimore.

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