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Tayport Pile

United Kingdom Latitude/Longitude: 56.45298° / -2.872514°
Description : Just offshore, overlooking Broughty Ferry is Tayport Pile Lighthouse. It was built between 1845 1848. Now in a poor state of repair, this is one of the few remaining pile lighthouses in the UK. Also referred to as the Larrick Beacon, the lighthouse was built when the Tayport High and Low Lighthouses were deemed to be no longer efficient. It was discontinued in the 1960s.
Type: Lighthouse
Location / Area / Island: Southeastern Scotland
Inactive since Year 1960
Color of Structure White

Nearby Vessels

Vessel name Distance Bearing
FREYA 0.24 235
RNLI LIFEBOAT D 834 0.99 299
HORSESHOE 1.15 85
TENTSMUIR 1.45 90
POOL NORTH 2.12 86
FORTH PANTHER 2.17 290
LS 7 2.29 86
LS 8 2.36 88
PIER PRESSURE 2.54 256
VALARIS 123 2.63 282
LS 5 2.64 87
LS 6 2.71 88
LS 3 2.98 87
LS 4 3.05 88
LS 1 3.33 87
LS 2 3.4 88
RNLI LIFEBOAT 14 31 4.84 87
MISSEL THRUSH 8.35 76
RNLI LIFEBOAT D 759 11.54 59
RNLI LIFEBOAT B 927 11.56 59