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Name: Clarence River Lighthouse   

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Nearest Town or City:
Yamba, , Australia

Location: Pilot Hill, mouth of Clarence River, New South Wales.

Managing Organization:


This site is owned by NSW Dept. of Infrastructure, Planning, and Natural Resources, but the active light is still maintained by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 135

Characteristic and Range: 3 white flashes every 15 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1880: 23-foot white conical tower attached to dwelling (destroyed 1956).

Date Established: 1866

Date Present Tower Built: 1955

Date Automated: 1920

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: William Walker (c. 1880s), Charles McAuley (?)

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