The lighthouse was built in the Second World War as a flak tower or flak base and in 1952 as a replacement for the destroyed in the war old lighthouse as a new lighthouse in operation.
The tower has the strongest beacon on German lighthouses, which can be seen on clear nights up to a distance of 28 nautical miles
(Wikipedia)The lighthouse Helgoland is operated by the waterway and shipping office Tönning.
September 7, 2017
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