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Name: Hoek van Holland Rear Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hoek van Holland, , Netherlands

Location: Near the ferry terminal, Zuid-Holland Province, west of Rotterdam.


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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Nederlands Kustverlichtingsmuseum

Website: http://www.hoekvanholland.nl/vvv2/musea/kustverlichting/kustverlichting.htm

Notes:
The original third-order Fresnel lens used here was transferred to Maasvlakte Light.

Tower Height: 69

Description of Tower: Red conical cast iron tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1893

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

Museum?
The lighthouse contains a small museum called the Netherlands Coastal Lighthouse Museum. Site open, museum and tower open Saturday and Sunday afternoons, May through September.

Directions:
Located at Willem van Houtenstraat 102 in Hoek van Holland, just east of the modern range light.

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