Everything tagged: Defence Electric Light

Lyemun DEL (Disappearing), Lye Yue Mun [c.1895- ]

Submitted by Rob on Tue, 09/20/2022 - 15:10

[The marker's position is very approximate. We'll need either a detailed map of the area or a modern site visit to pin down the correct location.]

Year completed is: Accurate
Condition at last visit: Ruin
Date of last visit: Dec-1997
Ref: ROB-00291
Other: 

This is one of the earliest Coastal Searchlight positions in Hong Kong. It was built about 1895 above Lei Yue Mun Strait, in the now heavily overgrown and restricted access area below the Museum of Coastal Defence. The remains of the installation were still there a century later.

Lye Mun DEL 2, Lye Yue Mun [1910-????]

Submitted by Rob on Tue, 04/07/2020 - 14:29

Year completed is: Accurate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Dec-1997
Ref: ROB-00270
Other:

  • The previous Pak Sha Wan DEL 2 was demolished during 1908-1910, and this new DEL emplacement was built on the site. See the additional notes for more details.
  • This DEL's light was moved to Pottinger Bty in 1938.

Lye Mun DEL 1, Lye Yue Mun [1910-????]

Submitted by Rob on Tue, 03/31/2020 - 14:17

Year completed is: Accurate
Condition at last visit: Demolished
Date of last visit: Dec-1997
Ref: ROB-00269
Other:

  • The previous Pak Sha Wan DEL 1 was demolished during 1908-1910, and this new DEL emplacement was built on the site. See the additional notes for more details.
  • This DEL's light was moved to Pottinger Bty in 1938.