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Hesaki

Hesaki Lighthouse (Moji ward, Kitakyushu city, Fukuoka prefecture)

Commissioning date :
                 January 22, 1872
Color : White
Construction Material: Stone
Light Character : F  Fl  W  15s
Luminous Intensity :
           210,000 cd (Flash)
               2,200 cd (Fixed Light)                  
Range : 17.5 M
Height : 9.7 m
Height above sea level : 39.1 m
Lens : 3rd Ordered Fresnel Lens
           Moter Drien Mercury Bath
Power source : Commercial power

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     The stone material of the tower is granite. In April of 1867, the Osaka pact for the opening of the Hyogo port (December. of the same year) was concluded between the shogunate and the diplomatic representative of England. This is one of the 5 lighthouses of that time.

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