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LORAN STATION ENIWETOK
11 21 31.11 N  162 20 49.21 E (1960 Mercury Datum)

Pictures

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:

 

Construction Date

Station construction completed Jan 24, 1951
The crews qtrs completed July 1953
Crews Qtrs renew in 1955
Storeroom and Paint Locker completed in 1962
Station rebuilt 1973

Constructed by:

1973 Matsco Contractor

Established:

JAN 1951

Disestablished:

JAN 1978

Operated by:

USCG

Chain:

MARSHALL

Station Letter designation:

1H1, 1H2, E

Station code name:

 

Station Unit Number:

 

Station AKA:

BROWN ISLAND
ENIWETOK ATOLL

On-air testing date:

1L0, 24 JAN 1951 WAKE ISLAND
1L1, 24 JAN 1951 - KWAJALEIN

Operational date:

1L0, 1L1 - 011300Z MAR 1951

Operations Ceased:

1H1, 1H2 - 312400Z DEC 1977

Station Operation:

Double MASTER (DM)

Station pair:

1L0, 1H1 WAKE ISLAND
1L1, 1H2 - KWAJALEIN

Loran Rate:

 1L0, 1L1, 1H1, 1H2

On-Air:

1L0, 011300Z MAR 1951
1L1, 011300Z MAR 1951
1H1, 1970
1H2, 1970

Off-Air

1L0, 1970
1L1, 1970

1H1, 312400Z DEC 1977
1H2, 312400Z DEC 1977

Monitor Rate:

Remote monitoring on Japtan Island

Equipment:

OCT 1950 - T-137A Transmitters

Personnel Allowance:

JAN 1953 LTJG, ETC, ET2, 4 ET3, EN1, SN

Station Mascot: 1960 Bridget Bardog
1971 - Nicky

Miscellaneous:

APR - MAY 1948 - SANDSTONE Atomic Test
Monitor Sta on Japtan Is 1950s
APR - MAY 1951 - GREENHOUSE Atomic Test
OCT - NOV 1952 - IVY Atomic Test
Nov 1, 1952 Terrmonuclear test
March 1953 - Hydrogen Bomb Test
13 MAY 1954 - CASTLE
MAY - JUL 1956 - REDWING Atomic Test
APR - AUG 1958 - HARDTACK I Atomioc Test
Station named changed in 1967

Commanding Officers / Officers in Charge

1stCO: LTJG Richard Hope 1950 - 2 AUG 1951
CO: LTJG Clarence Pare 2 AUG 1951 - 1952
CO: LT Combs 1953 - 1954
CO: LTJG Robert S Lucas MAY 1955 - AUG 1956
CO: LTJG Clark 1957 - 1958
CO: LTJG Bobby Hollingsworth 1958 - 1959
CO: LTJG Joseph E Vorbach AUG 1961 - AUG 1962
CO: LTJG AB Ford 1964 - 1965
CO: LTJG Harold L Bonnet 1965 - 1966

CO: LTJG William M Simpson 1968 - 1969
CO: LTJG Tucker 1969 - 1970
CO: LTJG Steinfeld 1970 - 1971
CO: LTJG Nystal 1971 - 1972
CO: LTJG Cooley 1972 - 1973
CO: LTJG Smith 1973 - 1974
CO: LTJG Lacey 1974 - 1975
CO: LTJG F. J. Williams 1977

Fred's Place Reunion Hall

Old - New

Capt Richard Hope Article - 1951 Eniwetok Atomic Testing

Documents:

15 MAY 1950 - T-137A Budget Request - pdf

 

Pictures  Click on picture for larger image

Loran Station Eniwetok

Picture from google earth.

 

Loran Station Eniwetok circa 1950

The photos below were donated by Mr. Jack Howanski
whose mother came into procession during a friend's estate settlement
Believe the photos are from the early 1950's


USCG Loran Station Entrance Sign


4930th Headquarters


7.2 Headquarters


Eniwetok Beach


Swimmer's Tavern


Library


Duffy's Tavern


Duffy's Tavern Inside


Duffy's Tavern Patio


Cattle Car


Enlisted Mess


Enlisted Mess


Office's Mess


Consolidated Mess


Athletic Field


MATS Passengers Arrival


Chapel


Chapel


HOSPITAL


Hospital Ward


Red Cross Music Room


Post Exchange


Post Exchange Inside


Officer's Club


NCO Club


NCO Club Patio


Special Services


Special Services Game Room


Special Services Recreation Room


Special Services Shell Hunt


Company Street


Japtan Island


Beach at Japtan Island


LCM Unloading Picnic Party at Japtan Is


Palms at Japtan Island


Recreation Area


Recreation During Japtan Picnic


Man-Eating Sharks Caught


Wrecked Ship at Japtan Island

Thanks Jack!

The below photos were contributed by Dennis Pack c./1958


Chapel - exterior


Chapel - interior


The Club


The Club


The Club


The Club


The Mess


Officer's Club


Japtan Rec Area


Looking toward the Lagoon


Ocean Voew


The PX


Interior of the PX


MATS HQ


Swimmer's Traven


Swimming Beach


Swimming Pool & Ocean


Tent City


Sea Shells

Thanks Dennis!

 

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