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Sagar Island Lighthouse

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Sagar Island Lighthouse
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Sagar Island Lighthouse

Sagar is a large Island situated on the mouths of Ganges. Regular buses ply from Esplanade, Kolkatta to Harwoodpoint jetty for crossing the river Ganga by a passenger barge to reach Kochuberia. From Kochuberia buses ply uptoKapilmuni Ashram at the southern tip of the Island at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal. Lighthousejunction (about 25 km from Kochuberia) falls on this route. The 3 kms approach road to Lighthouse from Lighthousejunction is brick paved road.The first Lighthouse was constructed in the year 1821 on a 20m wooden tripod situated at a nearby location. The light source as a revolving reflector array consisting of 14 lamps. In 1852 the same source was shifted on to a new tower. In 1897, the source was replaced by the revolving optic. However erosion of coastline necessitated planning a new Lighthouse away from the coast. Accordingly the present cast iron tower was ted in 1909. The same tower is still in operation. A fourth order revolving optic with 35mm P.V. burner light source is functioning since 18th May1911.The lighthouse station is under control of Kolkatta Port Trust.The Radio Beacon of Radifon (Germany) make was established at the station in 1960 which was placed in 1991 by a MACE origin Solid state Radio Beacon. The DGPS equipment manufactured by M/s Leica Geo Systems, USA and supplied and installed by M/s Elcom Marine, Mumbai The Station has been changed over to DGPS Station on 30th November 1998.The DGPS station is under Deptt of Lighthouses & Lightships. The Port Trust has installed the VTS equipment at the station.

Sagar

Location: Sagar Lighthouse,
P.O.Beguakahali,
Kolkatta-743373

State: West Bengal


Related Information
Position - 21o 39.4 N 88o 02.9E
Characteristic - flash White every 3 Second
Tower Colour - Red & White bands
Tower - 24m high Cast Iron Tower
Height above MSL - 26 metres
Range - 17 Nautical Miles
Optical Equip - 250mm 4th order revolving optic.The upper most portion of tower functions as murrette of Lantern house
Illuminant - 35mm PV burner
Source of Energy - Kerosene oil
Commensed year - 1821
Subsequent Innovations - 1852, 1897, 1911,1960, 1961, 1998
 
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