Bugui Point Lighthouse
|Year first constructed||1903 (first)|
|Year first lit||n/a (current)|
|Construction||stone masonry tower|
|Tower shape||tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern (first)
cylindrical tower with flared top (current)
|Markings / pattern||gray tower (first)
white tower (current)
|Height||15 metres (49 ft) (first)
15 metres (49 ft) (current)
|Focal height||66 metres (217 ft)|
|Original lens||third-order Fresnel lens|
|Range||22 nautical miles (41 km; 25 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (3) W 10s.|
|ARLHS number||PHI-070 (first)|
Bugui Point Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located on Bugui Point in the town of Aroroy, in the northern tip of Masbate Island, province of Masbate, in the Philippines. It lights the entrance to the channel between Burias Island and Masbate Island and the channel between Burias and Ticao Islands leading to San Bernardino Strait.
Work on the light was started in October 1893, but worked was stopped on November 1896 with the onset of the Philippine Revolution. Lighthouse construction was continued by the Americans in 1902 and the light was finally lit on December 1, 1902.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the Central Philippines". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- "Pub.112 List of Lights", p.190. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, 2009.
- Bugui Point Lighthouse The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 11, 2016
- Bureau of Insular Affairs, U.S. War Department, "A Pronouncing Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary of the Philippine Island", p.110. Washington Government Printing Office, 1902.
- Maritime Safety Services Command
- Picture of Bugui Point Lighthouse
- Light Stations of Bicol at the Philippine Coast Guard Website.
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