Capones Island Lighthouse
|Construction||brick masonry tower|
|Tower height||65.0 feet (19.8 m)|
|Tower shape||square tower with doucle balcony and lantern|
|Markings||white tower and lantern|
|Heritage||Important Cultural Property|
|Focal height||230.0 feet (70.1 m)|
|Lens||First-Order Fresnel lens (original),|
|Range||25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (3) W 15s.|
Capones Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located in Capones Island off the coast of Brgy. Pundaquit, San Antonio, in the province of Zambales, in the Philippines. The light guides international vessels coming from the north to northwest towards Subic Bay or to Corregidor Island Lighthouse at the entrance of Manila Bay. It had first-order lenses when it was first lit on August 1, 1890.
The original lamp and lantern were replaced with a modern solar-powered lighthouse light as part of the Maritime Safety Improvement of the Philippine Coast Guard. Only the tower was renovated. The keeper's house and the other buildings in the station were left deteriorating.
- Bureau of Insular Affairs, U.S. War Department, "Fourth Annual Report of the Philippine Commission", p.189. Washington Government Printing Office, 1904.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the Northern Philippines". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2016-03-12.
- List of Lights, Pub. 112: Western Pacific and Indian Oceans Including the Persian Gulf and Red Sea (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2009. p. 190.
- "Capones (Zambales) Light". World List of Lights of the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society. Retrieved on 2010-07-01.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the Northern Philippines". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Capones Island Lighthouse in Lighthouse Digest's Lighthouse Explorer Database
- Maritime Safety Services Command
- Capones Light Station on Light Stations of the National Capital Region and Central Luzon at the Philippine Coast Guard Website.[dead link]