Eastern Canada WWII Radar Sites

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Eastern Canada WWII Radar Sites (edit list)
Unit Location State Type Start Stop GPS Src Notes
1 RU Preston Radar Site NS TRU 1942-2Q 1945-3Q 1
2 RU Bell Lake Radar Site NS CHL 1942-3Q 1945-1Q 1
3 RU Tusket Radar Site NS CHL 1942-3Q 1945-3Q 43.86877,
-65.9675
1
4 RU Brooklyn Radar Site NS CHL 1942-3Q 1945-3Q 44.07298,
-64.6819
1
5 RU Queensport Radar Site NS CHL 1942-3Q 1945-2Q 45.27623,
-61.27327
1 aka Cole Harbour RS
6 RU Louisbourg Radar Site NS CHL 1942-3Q 1945-3Q 1
12 RU Bagotville Radar Site QC GCI 1942-3Q 1944-4Q 1
14 RU St. John's Radar Site NF CHL 1942-4Q 1945-4Q 1
16 RU Eastern Passage Radar Site NS GCI 1942-4Q 1945-4Q 1
17 RU Torbay Radar Site NF GCI 1943-3Q 1944-3Q 1
19 RU Gander Radar Site NF GCI 1942-4Q 1945-4Q 1
20 Ru Sydney Radar Site NS GCI 1942-3Q 1945-3Q 1
21 RU Plymouth Radar Site NS GCI 1942-3Q 1945-3Q 1
22 RU Port Dufferin Radar Site NS CHL 1944-2Q 1945-3Q 1
23 RU St. John Radar Site NB GCI 1942-4Q 1944-3Q 1
24 RU Tignish Radar Site NS CHL 1942-3Q 1945-3Q 1
25 RU St. Georges Radar Site QC CHL 1942-4Q 1945-3Q 1
29 RU Goose Bay Radar Site LB GCI 1943-3Q 1945-3Q 1
30 RU Cape Bauld Radar Site NF CHL 1942-4Q 1944-4Q 51.63493,
-55.43324
1,3
32 RU Port aux Basques Radar Site NF CHL 1943-Q1 1945-3Q 1
36 RU Spotted Island Radar Site LB CHL 1943-4Q 1944-4Q 1
37 RU Brig Harbour Island Radar Site LB CHL 1943-3Q 1945-3Q 1
40 RU Allan Island Radar Site NF SCR-271 1942 1945-3Q 1 US to Canada 1944-4Q
41 RU St. Brides Radar Site NF SCR-271 1942 1945-3Q 1 US to Canada 1944-4Q
42 RU Cape Spear Radar Site NF SCR-271 1942 1945-2Q 47.51968,
-52.62394
1 US to Canada 1944-4Q
43 RU Elliston Radar Site NF SCR-271 1942 1945-4Q 1 US to Canada 1944-4Q
44 RU Fogo Island Radar Site NF SCR-271 1942 1945-4Q 1 US to Canada 1944-4Q
75 RU Fox River Radar Site QC MEW 1943-3Q 1944-4Q 1
76 RU St. Paul's Island Radar Site NS MEW 1943-3Q 1945-2Q 1
77 RU Cape Ray Radar Site NF MEW 1943-3Q 1945-2Q 1
Argentia NAS Radar Site NF SCR-582 1942 1945 47.29771,
-53.98725
2 HECP
Fort McAndrew Radar Site NF SCR-296A 1942 1945 2 US CA 6" Fire Control
Red Cliff Radar Site NF SCR-296A 1942 1945 2 US CA 8" Fire Control
Ship Harbour Pt Radar Site NF SCR-547 1942 1945 47.35627,
-53.92274
2 US CA 90mm Fire Control
Roche Pt Radar Site NF SCR-547 1942 1945 47.31535,
-53.97405
2 US CA 90mm Fire Control

Types
TRU High-flying Early Warning
CHL Chain Home Low-flying Early Warning
GCI Ground Control Intercept
MEW Microwave Early Warning
SCR-271 American Aircraft Early Warning
SCR-296A American Coast Artillery FC
SCR-547 American Coast Artillery FC
SCR-582 American Coast Artillery

Sources
1. Canadian Radar Sites
2. U.S.Army, Harbor Defenses Newfoundland Base Command, 31 Dec 1944
3. Canadian C & E Museum - World War II Sites
4. American Radar Sites
5. Canada Radar Sites

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