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LORAN STATION Aquadilla

18 29 15.11 N 67 09-41.84 W

Fact Sheet

Site Survey: 4 JAN 1955
 
Construction Date 1955 – MOBILE UNIT (ATLS)
 
Constructed by:  
  
Established: 01 MAR 1955
 
Disestablished: 050000Z JUL 1959
 
Operated by: USCG
 
Chain: WEST INDIES; BAHAMIAN
 
Station Letter designation:  
  
Station code name: WALDO III
 
Station Unit Number:
 
Radio Call Sign:
 
Station aka:  
  
On-air testing date: FEB 1955
 
Operational date: 01 MAR 1955
 
Operations Ceased: 03 JUL 1959
 
Station Operation: Single MASTER
 
Station pair: 3L2 – GRAND TURK
 
Loran Rate: 3L2
 
On-Air: 3L2, 01 MAR 1955 – GRAND TURK
 
Off-Air 3L2, 03 JUL 1959 – GRAND TURK
 
Monitor Rate:  
  
Equipment:  
 
Antenna Type:  
Personnel Allowance 1 LTJG, 1 ETC, 1 ET1, 3 ET3, 3 SN
 
Miscellaneous: Station located near Ramey AFB
 
03 JUL 1959 – Station operations transferred to CAPE SAN JUAN
 
Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
CO: LTJG C. E. Russel 1955
CO: LTJG Ira D Thompson JUL 1958 – AUG 1959
 

Pictures

Estimated location on Google Earth

Picture from google earth.

Mobile Unit 1955-1959

Mobile Unit (ATLS) c./1955 - 1959   (U.S. Coast Guard photo)