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  LORAN STATION POINT GRENVILLE

47 18 20.6 N 124 16 34.8 W (1948 OP Data Report)
47 18 19.48 N 124 16 39.87 W (1960 Mercury Datum)

Fact Sheet:

Site Survey:  

Construction Date Contract T13cg-1442

Constructed by: 1954 - Station rebuilt

Established: JUN 1945
Disestablished: JAN 1980
31 MAR 1980 - Decommissioned
Operated by: USCG

Chain: U.S. WEST COAST

Station Letter designation: 1L0/1L1 "W"

Station code name:

Station Unit No./OPFAC: USCG Unit 445
13-40145
Station AKA: Moclips

On-air testing date:

2H4 - JUN 1945
2H5 -

Operational date: 2H4 - JUL 1945
2H5 - OCT 1945

Operations Ceased: 312400Z DEC 1979

Station Operation: Double MASTER (DM)

Station pair: 2H4, 1L0 - CAPE BLANCO
2H5, 1L1 - SPRING ISLAND

Loran Rate: 1L0, 1L1, 2H4, 2H5

On-Air: 2H4 - JUL 1945 - CAPE BLANCO
2H5 - OCT 1945 - SPRING ISLAND
1L0 - 1970 - CAPE BLANCO
1L1 - 1970 - SPRING ISLAND

Off-Air 2H4 - 1970 - CAPE BLANCO
2H5 - 1970 - SPRING ISLAND
1L0 - 312400Z DEC 1979 - CAPE BLANCO
1L1 - 312400Z DEC 1979 - SPRING ISLAND

Monitor Rate:

Equipment: 1945 - TDP-1 Transmitters
1952 - 2H4 (CAPE BLANCO) UE-1 Timers; T-325A (Unmodified cosine squared pulse) Tranmitters; T-138 Amplifiers; UM Switched Unit Amplifier Combo - 300ft tower
1952 - 2H5 (SPRING ISLAND) UE-1 Timers; T-325A (Modified for squared wave output) Transmitters; T-138 Amplifiers; UM Switched Amplifier Combo - 300ft tower
1976 - Installation of LRE - AN/FPN-53

Antenna Type: 300ft - Wind Turbine

Personnel Allowance: OCT 1948 - 1 officer, 16 enlisted
JAN 1953 - 13 enlisted
JAN 1967 - 10 enlisted
JAN 1976 - 6 enlisted

Station Mascot

Miscellaneous:  
Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
OINC: ETC William "Bill" Hiller 1959 - 1960
OINC: ETC Thomas Maxwell 1960 - 1961
OINC: ETC James L. Brummett 1969
OINC: ETC Weischeit (sp?) ? - AUG 1977
Last OINC: ETCM Robert Paul AUG 1977 - 31 MAR 1980

Documents:

11 OCT 1948 - Operational Data Report - pdf
07 JUL 1949 - Construct Access Road Budget Request - pdf
02 MAY 1950 - Erect 300ft Antenna Budget Request - pdf
01 JUL 1969 - Machinery Equipment Report - pdf
17 DEC 1979 - Disestablishment of the station OFCO 35-79 - pdf

Pictures:


Picture from google earth.

The below photos were retrived from the U.S. Coast Historian Office c./1974
A special thanks to Scott, Helen, Beth and Nora