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Name: Mersrags Light  

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Also known as: Messaragotsem Light

Nearest Town or City:
Mersrags, , Latvia

Location: West side of the Gulf of Riga.

Managing Organization:
Maritime Administration of Latvia

This was originally a cast-iron tower, prefabricated in France. Because it sustained damage during World War I, it was encased in concrete in 1922.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, round concrete tower with external buttresses, red balcony railing.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1875

Date Present Tower Built: 1875

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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