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LORAN STATION NAULO POINT
15 42 14.61 N - 119 53 48.94 E
 
15 42 22.010N - 119 53 31.420E (8 NOV 1970)

Pictures

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:

 

Construction Date

1945 Mobile Units
MAY 1946 Construction of a permanent station
Station rehabilitation started in 1961 and completed 1963

Constructed by:

CONSTRUCTION DET D

Established:

JUL 1945

Disestablished:

31 DEC 1977

Operated by:

JUL 1945 31 MAR 1971, USCG
1 APR 1971 31 DEC 1977, PHILIPPINE Coast Guard

Chain:

SOUTH CHINA SEA

Station Letter designation:

1L6, L

Station code name:

 

Station Unit Number:

CG Unit 353
1961 - FPO NAVY 961 Box 18

Radio Call Sign:

 

Station aka:

 

On-air testing date:

04 JUL 1945

Operational date:

19 JUL 1945 

Operations Ceased:

31 DEC 1977

Station Operation:

Single MASTER (SM)

Station pair:

1L6 - TALAMPULAN

Loran Rate:

1L6

On-Air:

1L6 - 19 JUL 1945

Off-Air

1L6 - 31 DEC 1977

Monitor Rate:

1L7 - 15 42 22.010N - 119 53 45.350E

Equipment:

< MAY 1948 TDF Transmitter S/N 82 & 83; UJ Timer S/N 57 & 58;
May 1948 TDF-1 Xmitter s/n 28 & 29 UE-1 Timer s/n 57 & 89 

1950's - AN/FPN-30, T-325A, FPA-2
MAR 1971 - T-325A s/n: 21 & 22; IM-105/U s/n: 55; AN/FPN-30 s/n: 145 & 168; AN/FPA-2 s/n: 3; AN/SRT-21 s/n: 18; CU-815; UR-464;

Personnel Allowance:

JAN 1953 LTJG, ETC, ET2, 4 ET3, RM2, CS1, HM1, EN1, EN3, DC2, 3 BM1, 11 SN, GM
                    
GM, 2 BM1, 10 SN for Security Guard

Miscellaneous:

May 1948 LORAN Electronic equipment replaced
27 AUG 1949   death of a civilian occurred at the station

1951 - 1953 Marines were attached to station

Commanding Officers / Officers in Charge

CO: WO John T. Lee 1945 - 1946
CO: ENS Paul T Ryan 1946 4 MAY 1947
CO: LTJG Arthur J Wood 4 MAY 1947 12 DEC 1947
OINC: CMoMM Aubery L Mays 25 AUG 1947 18 OCT 1947

CO: LTJG Willis G Partridge 01 MAR 1948 -
CO: LTJG Brooks 1954 - 1955
CO: LTJG R. G. Mowery ? - 7 NOV 1957
CO: LTJG J. C. Morrow 7 NOV 1957 - 30 OCT 1958
CO: LTJG A. E. Gerken 30 OCT 1958 -

CO: LTJG Cecil Gray 1964 1965
CO: LTJG Neal Mahan 1965 - 1966

Fred's Place Reunion Hall:  Old  New

Documents:

23 - 29 MAY 1948 - CGC KUKUI Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Report - pdf
01 NOV 1948 - Ltr of Relief - pdf
15 NOV 1948 - Operation Data Report - pdf
25 OCT 1949 - Finding of the Board of Civilian Death - pdf

CG-2899 Loran Report - Jun 1965 page 1
CG-2899 Loran Report - Jun 1965 page 2
CG-2899 Loran Report - Jun 1965 page 3
21 APR 1971 Explanation of LORAN Report - pdf
17 APR 1975 - Tower Inspection report - pdf

Pictures

The below photos were located at NARA Washington D.C.
(U.S. Coast Guard official photos)


c./May 1946


c./May 1946


c./May 1946


L to R: CO Qtrs & Office, Crews Qtrs (2huts), Mees Hall & Galley,
Storeroom and Garage


Loran Hut


Ariel view of station c./May 1950


Ariel view of station c./May 1950


Contributed by Emilo Garcia

Thanks Emilo

The below photos were contributed by Ike Levine
His bother, Abe,  served on station in 1952


Abe standing in front of the LORAN shack


The crew

Thanks Ike!

 

 

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