Cape St Martin Lighthouse is situated on the southern side of St Helena Bay. The drum lens and acetylene gas flasher produces a 2 000 candela flashing light. A red sector of 35 degrees covers the Britannia Reef.

Candlepower 2 000 C.D.
Character of Light One white and one red flash every 10 seconds
Installation Date 12 December 1977
Range 10 sea miles
Structure 10m aluminium lattice tower with triangular daymark
Type of Light Flashing acetylene gas
Original cost R17 278
Other features none

History

St Martin was a Roman soldier who was baptised as an adult. During a snow storm he tore his cloak in half to give to a beggar to keep him warm. That night he dreamt that Jesus was wearing the other half.

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Cape St Martin Lighthouse
Adresse:
Cape St Martin Road
7390 Duyker Eiland, St Helena Bay
Western CapeAfrique du Sud
32° 42′ 53,863″ S, 17° 55′ 15,758″ E

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