Tai Long Pai (Tathong Rock) Beacon [1964- ] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Tai Long Pai (Tathong Rock) Beacon [1964- ]

Current condition: 
In use
Date Place completed: 
c.1964-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

From Lighthouses of China: Hong Kong  

1964. Active; focal plane 14 m (46 ft); four red flashes every 15 s. 13 m (43 ft) concrete tripod tower. [...] Located on a rock in the Tathong (Tai Long) Channel about 3 km (2 mi) north of Cape D'Aguilar. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower closed. HK-094; Admiralty P3575.4; NGA 19349.

Photo from 2018 here.

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The concrete structure of the beacon was pre-fabricated on shore and installed on the rock in 1964. Untill the Uniform System of Buoyage was replaced in the 1980's with IALA A, the beacon was painted in red and white checkers.