2009-04-Withdrawal of South Rock Lightfloat

2009-04-Withdrawal of South Rock Lightfloat

Notices to Mariners

Withdrawal of South Rock Lightfloat

04 - 2009

Issue Date: 19 January 2009

Aid: South Rock Lightfloat

Area: North East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about Wednesday 25 February 2009, it is intended to permanently withdraw the South Rock Automatic Lightfloat and replace it with a Port Hand Lateral Superbuoy having the same light characteristic and equipped with Racon and AIS as described below:

  ALF SUPERBUOY
Position: 54° 24.478' N
05° 21.993' W
54° 24.478' N
05° 21.993' W
Structure: Red Hull and Light Tower Port Hand Lateral Superbuoy
(Red)
Character: Fl (3) R 30s
(0.4 + 4.6) x 2 + 0.4 + 19.6
Fl (3) R 30s
(1.0 + 4.0) x 2 +1.0 +19.0
Range & Colour: 20 nm Red 9 nm Red
Visibility: 360° 360°
Fog Signal: Horn (3) 45s NONE
Racon: Morse "T" Morse "T"
AIS: MMSI 992351004
Trial
MMSI 992351004
Real
Message 21
Height: 12m 7.3m
Lighting Time: 24 Hours Hours of Darkness

 

By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.