Grande Île in the Chausey Islands is linked to Granville and Saint Malo by ferry. This lighthouse was severely damaged by German bombing in March 1945. The light was reactivated in 1950.
Tower Height: 62
Height of Focal Plane: 128
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square stone tower attached to the rear of a two-story stone dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1847
Date Present Tower Built: 1846-47
Date Deactivated: 1945-50
Fog Signal: Horn, one blast every 30 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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