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Name: Cape Sierra Leone Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Freetown, , Sierra Leone

Location: South of the Sierra Leone River.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Sierra Leone Maritime Administration

This lighthouse has been inactive for some years and is reported to be in deteriorating condition. We'd like to get more information about it.

Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 79

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds, visible for 14 miles; also a fixed red light, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower with a red lantern, on a dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1849

Date Present Tower Built: 1849

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Unknown.

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