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FAR EAST SECTION

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:  

Construction Date  

Constructed by:  

Established: AUG 1963

Disestablished:  

Operated by: USCG

Chain:  

Station Letter designation:  

Station code name:  

Station Unit Number: 1961 - APO 94

Address: 1971 - Building 651, Fuchu Air Station, Japan
Station AKA: FESEC

On-air testing date:  

Operational date:  

Operations Ceased:  

Station Operation:  

Station pair:  

Loran Rate:  

On-Air:  

Off-Air  

Monitor Rate:  

Equipment:  

Personnel Allowance: DEC 1953: 1 CDR; 1LT; 1 YN1; 1 SK2

Miscellaneous:  

Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
1st CO: CAPT Frank M Meals 1947 - DEC 1948
CO: CDR Joesph P. Martin 1953
CO: CDR W. K. Thompson 1956
CO: CDR Muzzy 1958
CO: CAPT David W. Sinclair 1961 - 1964
CO: CAPT John B Speaker 1964 - ?
CO: CAPT Matthison ? - 1971
CO: CAPT Randal 1971 - 1972
CO: CAPT James P Stewart 1972 - 1974
CO: CAPT Muir 1974 – 1976
CO: CAPT Maynard J Fontaine 1976 - 1978
CO: CAPT Gerald LeSperence 1978 - 1980
CO: CAPT Joseph Tanguay 1985 - 1988
CO: CAPT Shaw 1988 - 1991
CO: CAPT John R Sproat 1991 - 1994

Documents:

Report of Coast Guard Units Aboard Far East Section August 1963
Far East Section Staffing c./1963-64
Far East Section 1973 Album - Many thanks to Larry Biliski

AWARDS:

Meritorious Unit Commendation ribbon

Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation 1 NOV 1978 - 31 DEC 1979

Many thanks to David McDermott

Pictures

Photo contributed by Angus MacFeeley

1985 EMO Conference

L to R:  Gus MacFeeley, P J Shaw, Bill Feddema, SK1 Leslie, Chuck Teaney & LORSTA EMO’s in the background… 
ETCM Chuck Severance visible..
These are some of the heavyweights in PAC LORAN. 

1984 NWPAC EMO Conference

1984 NWPAC EMO Conference

Thanks Gus!