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Name: Havre Digue Nord Light  

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Also known as: Le Havre, Digue Nord Light

Nearest Town or City:
Le Havre, , France

Location: Seine Maritime.

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Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
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Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This lighthouse replaced the Jetée Nord Light in 1906. It was destroyed in late summer 1944, then rebuilt in 1948.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 5 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical metal tower with six(?) white buttresses; red lantern; concrete structures nearby.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1906: White trellis-work iron turret, focal plane height of 49 feet.

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1948

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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