C. Y. O’Connor

– Charles Yelverton O’Connor CMG (11 January 1843 – 10 March 1902) was an Irish engineer who is best known for his work in Western Australia, especially the construction of Fremantle Harbour, thought to be impossible, and the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme. (click for external link – new tab)

2018 – 12 30 – December 30th – Fremantle North Mole Lighthouse
2018 – 12 30 – December 30th – Fremantle South Mole Lighthouse

North Mole Head (RED)
Designer: C. Y. O’Connor
First Lit:1906
Tower structure: Cast iron – painted red
Tower Height: 15m
Range: 11 miles
Illuminating apparatus: fixed red light

South Mole Head (GREEN)
Designer: C. Y. O’Connor
First Lit: July 20th 1903
Tower structure :Cast iron – painted green with classical details
Tower Height: 15m
Range: 11miles
Illuminating apparatus: fixed green light

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