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A Lighthouse of GermanyA

DE 16 Mellumplate

This tower was actually completed in 1942, and for the rest of World War II it supported an antiaircraft battery. British occupying forces activated the lighthouse at the end of the war. The lighthouse guides ships past the Mellumplate (Mellum Flats), a broad shallow area in the mouth of the Jade. Located about 6 km east of Schillig. Accessible only by boat. ARLHS # FED-017 (B 1122)


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