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: Ailsa Craig Lighthouse  

Feedback to the database manager

Nearest Town or City:
Girvan, , United Kingdom

Location: Island in the Firth of Clyde, southwest coast of Scotland.

Click to enlarge: Photo   
Photo: Jim Ross
Related Photos

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 59

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds, range 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1886

Date Automated: 1990

Fog Signal: Discontinued 1976 ( was three 3-second blasts every 4.5 seconds)

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Billy Frazer (c. 1971-1986)

to Lighthouse Digest

USLHS Marker Fund

Lighthouse History
Research Institute

Shop Online

Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2023 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History