The NGA's "Sailing Directions" indicate there is a "disused light structure" near the lighthouse, presumably the first light. This may also be the ruins of the Bom Jesus Lighthouse (Cal de Bom Jesus) referred to in the tourism publicity of some Angolan embassies in Europe.
Tower Height: 45
Height of Focal Plane: 108
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 12 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White square tower.
This light is operational
1883: Iron support on the point, focal plane height of 53 feet.
Date Established: 1883
Date Present Tower Built: Late 1930s?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
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