Lighthouses of Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1964

Thanks to David Meare for contributing these photos. A merchant marine officer, Mr. Meare took these photos in 1964 while his ship, the SS Mannar, called at Colombo.

Colombo Clock Tower Light

Galbokka Point Light

Colombo Southwest Breakwater Light;
the Colombo Pilot Station is to the left behind the lighthouse

Colombo Island Breakwater North End Light

All photos copyright David Meare; used by permission.

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Posted December 14, 2007. Checked and revised May 11, 2020. Site copyright 2020 Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.