Min. of Traffic, Public Works & Water Management
This lighthouse is a monument to Lieutenant Van Speyk, who blew up his ship, including himself, in 1831 to escape from Belgian rebels in Antwerp Harbor.
Tower Height: 82
Height of Focal Plane: 121
Characteristic and Range: Iso 10s, white and red.
Description of Tower: White, conical brick and stone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1834
Date Present Tower Built: 1834
Open To Public? Yes.
The lighthouse is open by appointment; call 072-5061362.