SAFETY FIRST FOR KING’S SHIPS

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - METRO -

THE only light­house on the South African coast to be erected on a sin­gle rock is the Ro­man Rock Light­house, sit­u­ated in False Bay. In­stalled on Septem­ber 16, 1861, the light­house owes its ex­is­tence to Joseph Nourse, Com­modore, Royal Navy, who, ex­plained to the Ad­mi­ralty in Lon­don, the im­por­tance of the safety of His Majesty’s ships com­ing into Si­mon’s Bay.

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