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Name: Lightship Gannet  

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Nearest Town or City:
Waterford, , Ireland

Location: About 13 miles E SE of Hook Head, County Wexford.

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights

This automated light vessel has served on the Coningbeg station since 2001.

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Three red flashes every 30 seconds.

Description of Tower: 119-foot red steel lightship with hexagonal skeletal light tower amidships.

This light is operational

Date Present Tower Built: 1954

Date Automated: 1981

Fog Signal: 3 blasts every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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