Castletown Directional Light
|Name||Castletown Directional Light|
|Character||Dir Oc WRG 5s (24 hours)|
|Sectors||G019.5°-023° (3.5°), W023°-023.5° (0.5°), R023.5°-027° (3.5°)|
|Light Range||Night: White 15 nm, Red and Green 12 nm. Day: White 4 nm, Red and Green 2nm|
|Height of Tower||4 metres|
|Height of Light above MHWS||7 metres|
The Castletownbere Directional light was first temporarily established on 24 March 1965. It was permanently established on 23 November 1965 in the postion of the former upper unlighted rear lead daymark.
A new directional light was established in the position of the former front lead daymark on 10 March 1983.
The current PEL 6 type light was established in its present position on 17 November 2010.