Faro Castillo del Morro
Lighthouse of the El Morro Castle (2006)
|Year first constructed||1764 (first)
|Year first lit||1845 (current)|
|Construction||stone masonry tower|
|Tower shape||culindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||unpainted stone tower, grey lantern|
|Height||25 metres (82 ft)|
|Focal height||44 metres (144 ft)|
|Characteristic||Fl (2) W 15s.|
|Managing agent||Parque Histórico Militar El Morro|
Faro Castillo del Morro is a lighthouse located in Havana, Cuba. It was built in 1845 on the ramparts of the Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro, an old fortress guarding the harbor of Havana. The lighthouse has a height of 25 metres (82 ft), a focal height of 44 metres (144 ft) and displays two white flashes every 15 seconds (Fl.(2) 15s).
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Cuba". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2010-01-28.
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