The Waglan Island: The lights, the Elements and the Men
Dr POON Sun-wah
Brief Description of the Project
This project aims to study and record the origin, history, design, construction and maintenance of the Waglan Lighthouse compound; the work and functions of the weather station erected on Waglan; and the stories of the personnel stationing on the island. The research would also cover the equipment used and information collected by the weather station, communication methods used at different times, and sentiments of seafarers and fishermen towards the lights and residents of Shek O towards the fog horn.
The Project deliverables included: