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LORAN STATION BODIE ISLAND

035 50 07.96 N 075 33 32.53 W

Fact Sheet:

Site Survey:

Construction Date Fall of 1944

Constructed by: Construction DET “B”

Established: Dec 1944

Disestablished: 1949 – Replaced by Cape Hatteras

Operated by: USCG

Chain: US EAST COAST

Station Letter designation: 1L0/1H1, “H”

Station code name:

Station Unit Number:

Station nickname:

On-air testing date: 1L0, 18 DEC 1944
1H1, 25 MAR 1945

Operational date: 1L0, 010001 JAN 1945
1H1, 11 APR 1945

Operations Ceased: 1L0, 1949
1H1, 1949

Station Operation: Double SLAVE (DS)

Station pair: 1L0, NANTUCKET
1H1, FOLLY ISLAND

Loran Rate: 1L0, 1H1

On-Air: 1L0, 18 DEC 1944
1H1, 25 MAR 1945

Off-Air 1L0, 1949
1H1, 1949

Monitor Rate:

Equipment:

Personnel Allowance:

Miscellaneous: 1945 – station replaced Lorsta Fenwick
1949 - Station operations moved to Cape Hatteras

Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
CO: LTJG Leslie Mears 1946

 

Pictures:

Lorsta Bodie Island

The below photo was located in NARA, Washing DC

Bodie Island Light and Lorsta from air

Bodie Island Lighthouse

Lorsta Bodie Island view from lighthouse

Bodie Island Watchstanders

Some of Lorsta Bodie Island crew

Lorsta Bodie Island crew awaiting transportation

Lorsta Bodie Island swim call