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Name: Little Cumbrae Light (new)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Millport, , United Kingdom

Location: Small island at east side of entrance to Firth of Clyde, west coast of Scotland.


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Managing Organization:
Clydeport

Website: http://www.clydeport.co.uk

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 92

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1757: 28-foot cylindrical stone tower (still standing; lantern removed); 1793: cylindrical stone tower, still standing (see separate entry).

Date Established: 1757

Date Present Tower Built: 1997

Fog Signal: 1865: Daboll fog horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Peter Montgomerie (1757), Thomas Fairie (1757), David Pollock (1758-1778), ? Pollock (David's son) (1778-?), ? Pollock (David's daughter-in-law), James Wallace (c. 1893). Alex Urquhart (died in service September 29, 1946).

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