Citadel Island Lighthouse
Citadel Island Lighthouse was the first automatic acetylene light installed by the Commonwealth Lighthouse Service
First lit in 1913 it was removed and replaced by a GRP cabinet and the light converted to solar power in 1982
The old lantern was dismantled and removed to Port Albert, where it was restored for display at the Port Albert Maritime Museum in 2004.
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|Location||Lat: 39° 06.8940' S Long: 146° 14.1970' E|
|Current Optic||Vega VRB-25|
|Automated||Built as an unmanned light|
|Construction||Double height size 3 GRP hut|
|Range||Nom: 17 NM Geo: 27 NM|
|Character||Fl. W. (2) in 15 s|
|Light Source||12V 35W C8 Halogen|
|Power Source||Solar Conversion: 1982|
|Notes||As at Dec 2014|
NB: Information is historical data and is not for navigational purposes.
The tower is not open to the public. No tours are available.
The Port Albert Maritime Museum is not open every day and the visitors are advised to check by phoning (03) 5183 2520