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 March 14, 2017. Site copyright 2017 Russ Rowlett and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.