Search ||  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Name: Pierre de Herpin Light   Map it!

Feedback to the database manager

Also known as: La Pierre du Herpin Light

Nearest Town or City:
Cancale, , France

Location: Ille-et-Vilaine département; NW side of the Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, off the Pointe du Grouin.

Click to enlarge: Photo    Large photo
Photo: Ronald Wöhrn
Related Photos

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

Tower Height: 79

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: White light occulting twice every 6 seconds; range 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical stone tower with a black base and a black lantern and gallery.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1882

Date Present Tower Built: 1882

Date Automated: 1975

Optics: Third-order Fresnel lens.

Fog Signal: Siren, blasting the letter N in Morse code once every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Keepers: Michel Dubreuil (1882-?); Sylvain Prévert (1882-?); Eugene Delarose (1882-?)


to Lighthouse Digest

USLHS Marker Fund

Lighthouse Jewelry

Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt

Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2018 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History