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Lighthouse, Great Fish Point
Port Alfred district, Eastern Cape

McALLISTER, MURRAY and ROSS: Contractor

Date:1898
Type:Lighthouse
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°31'10.45" S 27°06'21.19" E

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An octagonal tower nine metres high.

Wording on the Centenary Plaque:

GREAT FISH POINT LIGHTHOUSE
1 JULY 1898 - 1 JULY 1998
THE CENTENARY OF THIS LIGHTHOUSE
WAS COMMEMORATED BY A
"REKINDLING OF THE LIGHT"
CEREMONY ON 11 JULY 1998
THE CEREMONY WAS PERFORMED BY
MR. R.W. CHILDS,
MANAGING DIRECTOR, PORTNET, WHO
DEDICATED THE LIGHTHOUSE FOR A
FURTHER ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SERVICE
TO MARINERS FOR THE SAFETY OF SHIPPING
ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN COAST.


Writings about this entry

Hoberman, Gerald. 2011. Lighthouses of South Africa : pocket edition. Cape Town - London - New York: The Gerald & Marc Hoberman Collection. pg 104-107
Williams, Harold. 1993. Southern Lights : Lighthouses of Southern Africa. Cape Town: William Waterman Publications. pg 86-88