|Location Osmussaar, Estonia|
Height 11 m
Focal height 12 m
|Characteristic Fl(2) W 18 s.|
Range 20,372 m
Year first lit 1954 (current)
|Year first constructed 1765 (first)
Foundation one-story square prism cement blocks basement
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white tower with black horizontal bands
Address 91217 Lääne County, Estonia
Similar Osmussaar, Vaindloo Lighthouse, Virtsu Lighthouse, Kaavi Lighthouse, Vilsandi Lighthouse
The Lighthouse of Osmussaar stands on the North Western peak of Osmussaar at coordinates
The lighthouse was built in 1954, is made of reinforced concrete and is 35 meters tall.
The first stone beacon on Osmussaar was built in 1765. In 1804 it was elevated and equipped with a lantern room containing a catoptric lighting device with 24 lamps and reflectors.
In 1814 the lighthouse collapsed and was replaced by a temporary wooden tower.
In 1850 a new stone lighthouse was built and equipped with a dioptric Fresnel lighting device in 1875.
In 1902 the lighthouse became powered by electricity.
The lighthouse was blown up by the Soviet soldiers before evacuation in 1941.
The current lighthouse was built in 1954 to replace the temporary wooden structure which was erected after the war.