Greetings from Zeeland

Groeten uit Zeeland ~ Greetings from Zeeland

Nieuwe Sluis (Breskens) (Range Rear)1868 (Quirinius Harder). Inactive since 2011. 22 m (72 ft) octagonal cast iron tower with lantern and gallery, painted with black and white horizontal bands; lantern is black with a white roof. Cees Wouda’s photo is at right, Trabas has a closeup photo by Klaus Kern, Werning has a good photo, Marinas.com has aerial photos, Huelse has a historic postcard view, and Google has asatellite view. Prefabricated by L.I. Enthoven & Co. of Den Haag, it served as the rear light of a range for many years. The former front range light (next entry) has been relocated to Breskens. Painted with camouflage patterns during World War II, it survived Allied bombing runs. The lighthouse was listed as a national monument in 1982. It was deactivated in October 2011. Locatedatop the dike at the end of the Panoramaweg in Nieuwe Sluis, west of Breskens, marking the southern entrance to the Westerschelde estuary. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS NET-018; ex-NL-0046; ex-Admiralty B0166.1; ex-NGA 9120. – The Lighthouse Directory

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