Fan Lau lighthouse, Lantau Island
Stephen Davies: With the help of Ian Killick at the UK Hydrographic Office Archive, I think I have learned that the Fan Lau Lighthouse would seem to have been first installed in 1936.
Ian did a quick search of a spread of the Admiralty List of Lights, Fog Signals and Visual Time Signals and the 1953 edition gave Fan Lau light as having been installed in that year ie 1936.
Looking through the government records I stumbled on Notices to Mariners No.109/36 of 24th November 1936 that read, “A white flashing light is now being exhibited at the South West point of Lantau Island giving one flash every six seconds.”
HF sourced the images.
This article was first posted on 28th February 2016.
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