The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Disappearances

What happened to the three keepers in 1900?

Martina Petkova
Sep 18, 2020 · 5 min read
The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Disappearances: What happened to the three keepers in 1900?
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On December 7, 1899, after a 4-year long construction, the Flannan Isles Lighthouse was lit for the first time.

It was located off the West coast of Scotland, surrounded by the violent Atlantic Ocean. And it was manned by a team of 3 keepers with a fourth person on rotation onshore.