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Hanstholm - DK

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Hanstholm - DK

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Hanstholm Lighthouse

The construction of the Hanstholm lighthouse was a very dramatic events. It was built at Hanstholmen in agreement with England. Construction of the lighthouse began in summer 1842 by architect Holgreen court architect Jørgen H. Koch. bricklayer master G. Sibbern was general contractor. When in November 1842 would put lights and lighthouse beacon apparatus, it appeared that the tower was cracked. Architect Holgreen who had primary responsibilitty for design errors, took himself of days in April 1843, and a new architect, Jens P. Jacobsen got yik task to tear the lighthouse cracked down and then build a new one. On 6. November 1843, it became clear new lighthouse, and 15. December the same year, Denmark's brightest beacon lit. 

By: Holger Novotny Thomsen

          

15/12/2009
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