This tower was originally intended to serve as part of a military defense line during World War I. After the war it was decided to convert it to a lighthouse, replacing the Nab Lightship, which had been in position since 1887.
Tower Height: 89
Height of Focal Plane: 89
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: Steel tower on concrete base, topped by helipad.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1920
Date Present Tower Built: 1920
Date Automated: 1983
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.