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Name: Cockburn Shoal Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Farol Vasconcellos e S Light

Nearest Town or City:
Maputo (Lourenço Marques), , Mozambique

Location: North side of entrance to Delagoa Bay, Indian Ocean.

This screwpile lighthouse initially had a standard circular lantern placed above the dwelling; the lantern was later replaced by a light on top of a skeleton tower. The lighthouse was destroyed by a storm in 1965.

Height of Focal Plane: 40

Description of Tower: Round dwelling on piles.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1901

Date Deactivated: 1965

Current Use: Destroyed.

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