Friday, July 20, 2012

0151. Ukraine - Sarych Lighthouse

The Sarych Lighthouse is located at the Southernmost point of the Crimean peninsula as well as Ukraine and South-East of Sevastopol.  This was one of the Light stations occupied by Russian Navy personnel.

Sarych Lighthouse was commemorated by Ukrainian State Enterprise of Posts with the release of 1.50 UAH stamp on 30-Oct-2009.  This is 5th of the six stamps featured in the "The Lighthouses of Ukraine" series released in 2009.

Built in 1911, the SARYCH Lighthouse:
  • Tower is ROUND TAPERED cast-iron
  • Tower, Lantern and Gallery painted WHITE
  • Height is 15 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE
  • LIGHT character is 3 seconds ON ; 3 seconds OFF

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