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Cloch Lighthouse

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On the south shore of the Firth of Clyde, opposite Dunoon

1796 First erected, under powers conferred on the Cumbrae Lighthouses Trustees

1829 the arrangements were remodeled - silver-plated parabolic reflectors with Argand lamps were introduced

1874 Steam fog-signals installed.

1895 Replaced steam fog-signals by sirens worked by compressed air

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