Vorontsov Lighthouse

Vorontsov Lighthouse

Vorontsov (Reydovyy, Odessa Range Front) (3)1954 (station established 1834). Active; focal plane 27 m (89 ft); three red flashes every 12 s. 26 m (85 ft) round cylindrical concrete tower with lantern and gallery, rising from a 1-story concrete building. The lighthouse is white; lantern painted red. Nautophone fog signal (five blasts every 60 s).  There have been three lighthouses at this location – the 2nd was blown up by the Germans in WWII.  Located at the end of a curving breakwater that protects the southeastern corner of Odessa’s harbor. Accessible only by boat. Site and tower closed, but there are excellent views from cruise ships arriving in the city. ARLHS UKR-033; UA-0340; Admiralty E5082; NGA 17912. – From the Lighthouse Directory


from a Postcrosser in Tomsk, Russia

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lena
    Aug 19, 2013 @ 05:48:48

    This is Vorontsov lighthouse in Ukraine.
    You have the same postcard here https://rememberingletters.wordpress.com/2012/05/19/vorontsov-lighthouse/


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