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Name: Ailsa Craig Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Girvan, , United Kingdom

Location: Island in the Firth of Clyde, southwest coast of Scotland.


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Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/ailsacraig.htm

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 59

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds, range 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1886

Date Present Tower Built: 1886

Date Automated: 1990

Fog Signal: Discontinued 1976 ( was three 3-second blasts every 4.5 seconds)

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Billy Frazer (c. 1971-1986)

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