Sääretuka lighthouse PDF Prindi

 

Region: Saaremaa Light ordinates: 58.2607 N, 22.821 E
Light running: night Light characteristics: Fl W 15s
Light height from ground: 15m Light height from sea: 19m
Light visibility: 6M Built, year: 1954

 

The lighthouse is located on the island of Saaremaa, in Pihtla parish and it helps vessels to pass between the islands.

In 1954 the concrete lighthouse in height 15 m and 17 m over the sea was established, visibility 9 miles, the light characteristic: Fl W 1,5 s; 0,5 + 1 = 1,5 s.

In 1966 the lighthouse visibility was 8 miles.

In 1980 the lighthouse worked on energy of radio isotope generator. Then the generator was removed, there was no light on the lighthouse for one year.

In 1995 the automated system which worked on solar and wind energy was installed, light characteristic: Fl (2) W 10 s; 0,5 + 1 + 0,5 + 8 = 10 s. The visibility of the lighthouse was 7 miles (TM 1995, 12/464).

In 1999 the characteristic of the light was changed: Fl(3) W 15 s. The visibility was just 6 miles.

 

Information: Estonian Lighthouse Society www.etts.ee

 


See also:  Sõrve lighthouse, Kiipsaare lighthouse, Vilsandi lighthouse,  Anseküla lighthouseKaavi lighthouse, Tõlluste manor, Püha St.Jacobs church.

 
 

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