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Name: Out Skerries Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Isbister, , United Kingdom

Location: Out Skerries group of islands in the Shetland Islands, off north coast of Scotland.


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Photo: Ken Ross
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Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/outskerries.htm

Tower Height: 98

Height of Focal Plane: 144

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 20 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1854

Date Present Tower Built: 1854

Date Automated: 1972

Fog Signal: Two blasts every 45 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Lawrence Anderson (c. 1940s)

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