Citadel Island Lighthouse

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Citadel Island Lighthouse
Citadel Island Lighthouse is located in Victoria
Citadel Island Lighthouse
Location Bass Strait
13 km SW of
Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory
Coordinates 39°06′54″S 146°14′13″E / 39.11500°S 146.23694°E / -39.11500; 146.23694Coordinates: 39°06′54″S 146°14′13″E / 39.11500°S 146.23694°E / -39.11500; 146.23694
Year first constructed 1913 (first)
Year first lit 1982 (current)
Deactivated 1982 (first)
Construction fiberglass tower (current)
Height 2 metres (6.6 ft)
Focal height 117 metres (384 ft)
Range 32 kilometres (20 mi)
Admiralty number K2486
ARLHS number AUS-057[1]

Citadel Island Lighthouse was built in 1913. In 1982, it was replaced by a GRP cabinet while the light was converted to solar power. The old lantern was dismantled in 1992 and removed to Port Albert, where it was restored for display at the Port Albert Maritime Museum in 2004.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Australia: Tasmania". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved December 7, 2015. 


  • Ibbotson, John (2004). Lighthouses of Australia. Images from the end of an era. Surrey Hills, VIC 3127: Australian Lighthouse Traders. p. 82. ISBN 0-646-41674-X. 
  • "Citadel Island lighthouse restored". John Ibbotson. Lighthouses of Australia. Retrieved 18 March 2010.