21st.June 2007 Light discontinued
Calf of Man Lighthouses from sea (2002)
High Light (1819)__ New Light (1968)____________________________Low Light (1819)
The new light was built in 1968|
A sealed beam light of 2,000,000 candlepower.(FL)15sec.
A compressed air fog signal (Typhon (1) 45 sec)
Before automation the shore station was at Port St.Mary in the Isle of Man.
31st March 1995 the light was automated
Calf lens-side view 2005____________ Calf lens-front view 2005
AGA PRB 20 Gearless pedastal
Standby light Tideland ML300 Lantern
Fog signal replaced by Electric Emitter
Radio link to Langness lighthouse for remote monitoring
Calf of Man Lighthouse Station (2006)
Modernised and Automated 1995
Light discontinued 21st.June 2007
Attendant visited on a fortnightly basis carried out system checks and checked physical condition of building.
Technicians visited at least annually to check,modify and update equipment as required.
All photographs Copyright Fred Fox.