Bugui Point Lighthouse

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Bugui Point Lighthouse
Bugui Point Lighthouse is located in Philippines
Bugui Point Lighthouse
Location Aroroy
Coordinates 12°36′01.1″N 123°14′16.4″E / 12.600306°N 123.237889°E / 12.600306; 123.237889Coordinates: 12°36′01.1″N 123°14′16.4″E / 12.600306°N 123.237889°E / 12.600306; 123.237889
Year first constructed 1903 (first)
Year first lit n/a (current)
Deactivated n/a (first)
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.
Fog signal none
Admiralty number F2510[1]
NGA number 14600
ARLHS number PHI-070 (first)[2]

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.[3]

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.

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  1. ^ "Pub.112 List of Lights", p.190. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, 2009.
  2. ^ Bugui Point Lighthouse The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved March 11, 2016
  3. ^ 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.

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