J5980 : Donaghadee Harbour

taken 1 month ago, near to Donaghadee, Northern Ireland

Donaghadee Harbour
Donaghadee Harbour
Donaghadee lighthouse and harbour on a fine June evening.
Donaghadee Lighthouse

The lighthouse at Donaghadee dates from 1836. The tower is built of cut limestone, fluted, and in its early days was unpainted in natural grey colour. Today the tower, including the lantern and dome, is painted white with a black plinth, a decision which was taken some time between 1869 and 1875. It was converted to electric power on the 2nd October 1934 (the first Irish lighthouse to be converted to electric). See LinkExternal link for more information.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 June, 2021   (more nearby)
Thursday, 10 June, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Harbour  Lighthouse 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 594 802 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.7005N 5:31.8610W
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Irish: geotagged! J 594 801
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Donaghadee Harbour  Donaghadee Lighthouse  Harbour  Lighthouse  Evening  Donaghadee  Boats  Fishing Boats  Inshore Fishing Boats  Lifeboat  Donaghadee Lifeboat  Saxon 

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