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Name: Tyne South Pier Head Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
South Shields, , United Kingdom

Location: Entrance to River Tyne, northeast England.

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Photo: John Mobbs

Managing Organization:
Port of Tyne


Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 49

Characteristic and Range: 8 seconds on, 2 seconds off; white over entrance channel, red or green to the sides.

Description of Tower: Conical granite tower with white lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1895

Date Present Tower Built: 1895

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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