Washington/Slagbaai National Park
This lighthouse was damaged by lightning in 1954, and in 1999 it was renamed in honor of a keeper who died in the fire. Ricardo Winklar was also known as a folk singer.
Tower Height: 34
Height of Focal Plane: 144
Characteristic and Range: 4 white flashes every 22 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White square tower attached to service building.
This light is operational
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Keepers: Ricardo Winklar (c. 1954), Papa Coffie (c. 1954)