The fort is now used as a prison. The light was replaced by the Accra Light (separate entry).
Height of Focal Plane: 50
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Red tower on the west bastion of Fort James.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1871
Date Deactivated: c. 1930s
Current Use: Part of a prison complex.