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Suga Shima

Suga Shima Lighthouse
(Toba city, Mie prefecture)

Commissioning date : Jury 1, 1873
Color : White
Construction Material : Brick
Light Character : Fl W 4s
Luminous Intensity :12,000 cd
Range : 20.0 M
Height : 9.7 m
Height above sea level : 54.5 m
Lens : 4ht Ordered Fresnel Lens
Power source : Commercial power

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     Bricks supplied for the light tower were baked by the tile manufacturer Sentaro Takeuchi of Watagano, Shima district, Mie prefecture. The designer was R.H. Brunton.

     The standby structure (brick) installed at the same time as the lighthouse was moved to Meiji village for preservation in 1968 and is designated as an important cultural asset.

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