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Overseas Stations .. N - Z





New Caledonia

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Noumea, New Caledonia AL none RI Jul 1943 1944 Evacuated from Guadalcanal




Norway

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Jan Mayen Island, Norway AJ NHO DF Nov 1943 Dec 1945 SUPRADSTA




Palmyra Island

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Palmyra Island, USA AH NIX NEP DF 28 Apr 1942 16 Jan 1946 Feb 1943  DF station est.
SUPRADSTA..Transferred to CG




Panama

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Balboa, Panama U NBA DF DF 1938 Aug 1941 Moved to Toro Point
Balboa, Panama U NBA RI RI Spring 1940 Aug 1941 Moved to Toro Point
Galeta Island, Panama _ NBA DF Dec 1952 30 Jun 1995 Dec 1952 - moved from Toro Pt. as NCU-36/NRS(S)
NCU-36/NRS(S)    Dec 1952 - Dec 1958
NSGA    Dec 1958 - 30 Jun 1995
CDAA became fully operational on 23 Oct 1965.
Closing ceremonies held on 31 Mar 1995.
Toro Point, Panama U NQB DF Dec 1940 Dec 1952 NCS - COMSUPACT
NCU-36    1950 - Dec 1952
Transferred to Galeta Island




Philippines

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Canacao/Sangley Pt, PI C _ DF 1935 1942 Moved to Corregidor after 8 Dec 1941.
Late 1935 XAB-RAB DF equipment installed
at "Sangley Point near the Naval Hospital at Canacao."
DF station est. there May 1937. XAB replaced by DT
in 1938.
Cavite, PI C NQF DF RI 5 Jan 1936 Oct 1940 RI established 5 Jan 1936
DF CXM established Sep 1936
Moved to Corregidor
Clark AB, PI _ NUF DF RI DS 15 Aug 1965 28 Oct 1991 NSGA - Evacuated due to volcano eruption.
Relocated to Subic Bay and formed up with
NSGDet Subic Bay to form NSGA Subic Bay
Corregidor, PI C _ DF RI Oct 1940 Apr 1942 FRU/Evacuated to Melbourne
Leyte, PI AU _ DF 16 Jul 1945 17 Sep 1945 SUPRADSTA
Mariveles, PI C _ RI 1 Mar 1935 Jan 1936 Moved to Cavite
Olongapo, PI C (NPT) RI Jul 1930 Feb 1935 Moved to Mariveles
Sangley Pt, PI _ NPO RI CS Jun 1954 Feb 1958 NCF - Former NSGDept. CS #703
Closed the doors Feb 1958.
Moved to San Miguel
San Miguel, PI _ NPO DF RI CS 1956 Dec 1975 NCF - NCS/NSGDept. COMSEC 703.
COMSEC 703 moved to Subic Bay in Mar 1970
DF/RI moved to Clark AB Mar 1966
Subic Bay, PI _ _ CS DS FES Mar 1970 18 May 1992 COMSEC 703. NSGDet Mar 1970..
COMSEC 703 was Det. of NCS NSGDept.
San Miguel, with ops van on hill above Cubi Pt. NAS.
Upgraded to NSGA 28 Oct 1991




Puerto Rico

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Cabo Rojo, PR AC _ DF Feb 1942 Jan 1943 NAV HFDF STA..Moved to Trinidad
Roosevelt Roads, PR _ _ CS 15 May 1972 31 Jul 1974 COMSEC 208 - Moved from Sabana Seca on
12 May 1972. It was officially established on
15 May 1972. COMSEC 208 was initially located
on Cabras (Goat) Island. Then at Puerca Point.
Sabana Seca, PR _ NAU DF CS Jan 1952 31 Jan 03 NRS(R)/NSGDet/NSGDept.NSGA on 1 July 1971.
COMSEC 208 transferred to Roosevelt Roads
12 May 72.
San Juan/Carolina, PR O NFF/NAU DF RI 1938 1952 COMSUPACT/NRS - DF est. 1938 and
RI est. Jan 1940.
At San Geronimo. DF to Cabo Rojo in 1942.
Jan 1943  Caribbean net control est.
Transferred to Sabana Seca




Samoa

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Vaitogi, Samoa USA V NIR DF Oct 1939 Dec 1948 Tutuila Island..COMSUPACT.
DAB installed 1943.




Solomon Islands

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Guadalcanal,
    Solomon Islands
AL NWC/Z6R DF RI 15 Sep 1942 4 Dec 1944 DF using a "DY" started 15 Sep 1942.
RI and other Ops activated 5 Nov 1942
Navy Strategic DF Station




Spain

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Rota, Spain _ AOK CS DS 1 Jun 1963 30 Sep 2006 COMSEC 602.
NSGDept. Then NSGA in 1993.
Then NSGDet 6 Jun 2005.
Disest NSGDet 30 Sep 2006




Taiwan

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Taipei/Shu Lin Kou,
    Taiwan
_ NTT _ Feb 1955 2 Feb 1979 NSG Det Feb 1955-Jun 1957
NSGA Jun 1957-Feb 1979




Thailand

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Ramasun, Thailand _ none DF Jan 1971 5 May 1976 NSGDet - at 7th RRFS, Ramasun Station,
Thailand. During Vietnam war




Trinidad

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Trinidad AC NGC/NYS DF Jan 1943 Jul 1945 Jul 1945  Transferred to CG
Later reopened by USN.  NCU 41 in 1952,
with final disest. date unknown.




Turkey

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Istanbul, Turkey _ NKK1 EL RI Oct 1952 30 Jun 1965 NCU-32C Det TUSNG JAMMAT. Then Tuslog Det-12..
Site located near fishing village of Anadolu Kavak (also spelled
as Anadolu Kavagi). With a 2nd auxilliary site built in
the summer of 1963 at Sogan Adasi.
Karamursel, Turkey _ NKK DF RI 1 Jan 1957 1 Oct 1988 Tuslog Det-28
Relocated to SINOP as USNFS SINOP
Sinop, Turkey _ ( TCX ) _ 12 May 1961 18 Sep 1992 NavDet, Tuslog Det-4. (May 1961 - Jul 1975)..
Suspended Ops (Jul 1975 - Jan 1979)..
Tuslog Det-28, Sinop commissioned 16 Jan 1979.
On 1 Oct 1982, Tuslog Det-28 was redesignated as
US Naval Field Station; and, remained so until
decommissioning on 18 Sep 1992.




United Kingdom (UK)

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Antigua BWI, UK AW NTJ DF Feb 1943 Dec 1944 SUPRADSTA
Cheltenham, UK _ _ _ _ Active Senior Naval Officer
SUSLO Unit, at GCHQ
Digby, UK _ _ _ Oct 1996 Active NSGDet at RAF Digby.
On 03 Oct 2005 renamed as
NAVIODET DIGBY UK
Edzell, Scotland, UK _ GXH2/NES DF RI Jul 1960 30 Sep 1997 NSGA
Edzell, Scotland, UK _ _ _ (1996) (1999) NSGSuppDet TWO and FOUR
London, UK _ NST1/GXH3 _ _ * NCU 32
London, UK _ _ CS 4 May 1979 30 Sep 2004 Former NSGA. NSGDet est. 4 May 1979
Menwith Hill, UK _ _ _ 1 Oct 1995 10 Jul 2015 NSGA, tennant of
USAF Menwith Hill Station
On 03 Oct 2005 renamed as
NAVIOCOM MENWITH HILL UK
Disestablished July 10, 2015.
Molesworth, UK _ _ _ Oct 1991 Active NSGSuppDet Four
EUCOM JAC, at RAF Molesworth
On 03 Oct 2005 renamed as
NAVIODET MOLESWORTH UK




Vietnam

STATION  Desig.   Callsign   Type   Est.     Disest.       Remarks   
Cam Ranh Bay, VN _ NDJ CS 1 Aug 1967 * NCS - during Vietnam war
COMSEC 706 at Vung Tau, VN 67-?.
Then at Cam Ranh Bay 1970-1971.
Then moved to NHA BE Sep 1971.
Danang, VN _ _ DS CS 1964 Feb 1973 Detachment Bravo, FLTSUPDET, Navcomsta, PI.
Supported COMSEC 705 (Camp Tien Sha),
Operation Big Look (Da Nang) and USMC
ground missions (1st Radio BN). In Feb 1973,
evacuated Danang to San Miguel
(US Navcomsta, Philippines), and from there
continued long range aerial reconnaissance from
Cubi Point until later that year.
PhuBai, VN _ _ DS CS Jan 1968 6 Oct 1972 NSGDet - at 8th RRFS, PhuBai, Vietnam.
During Vietnam war - Evac. on 6 Oct 1972





Legends:
  *   - These stations are Disestablished, but the date is unknown.
CS - COMSEC
DS - DIRSUP

Notes - Shanghai was active for several periods including:

Station A Peiping RI established 1927; closed and transferred to Shanghai July 1935 as Station A.
Station A Shanghai established 1924; closed Dec. 1940.
Shanghai Station transferred to Station Ship Shanghai in 1927; disestablished March 1929.
This was probably USS MONOCACY (PG 20, reclassified as PR 4 on 15 June 1928).
Radio Security Station 4th Marine Regiment 1924-1929, 1935-40.

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