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ADMIRALTY List of Lights and Fog Signals

Official light and fog signal information for over 85,000 light structures

ADMIRALTY List of Lights and Fog Signals

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ADMIRALTY List of Lights and Fog Signals provides coverage of over 85,000 light structures including lighthouses, lightships, lit floating marks, fog signals and other lights of navigational significance.

Each volume of List of Lights and Fog Signals offers:

  • Descriptions of the characteristics of lights and fog signals, together with the equivalent foreign language light descriptions, to help bridge crews with identification

  • Tables to assist in the calculation of geographical and luminous ranges of lights

  • Details for all lights listed including the international number, location and/or name, geographical position, characteristics and intensity, elevation in metres, range in sea miles and description of structure

  • Published in 14 regional volumes (A-P) for simplicity and ease of handling


Also available as an ADMIRALTY Digital Publication

Each volume of ADMIRALTY List of Lights is available as a single digital publication: ADMIRALTY Digital List of Lights (ADLL). As part of the ADP package, ADLL offers greater efficiency, faster updating and more flexible information access.

Find out more about ADLL here >



We provide regular ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners (NMs) to help you ensure your ADMIRALTY publications are maintained and up-to-date with the latest safety critical information.

These weekly NMs can be downloaded for free from our website, or the paper bulletin can be bought from your ADMIRALTY Chart Agent.

View and download the latest NMs here >


How​ to buy

Each volume of ADMIRALTY List of Lights and Fog Signals has a recommended retail price of £33.10. Please note that all prices do not include VAT and other local taxes.

To find out more or to organise purchase, please contact your ADMIRALTY Chart Agent. If you don’t have a preferred chart agent, you can search a list of worldwide, experienced and trusted chart agents by using our simple find an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent tool.

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The ADMIRALTY Digital Catalogue (ADC) can also provide you with a comprehensive reference of all ADMIRALTY Maritime Data Solutions. To find out more about the ADC, please click here.