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Coast Guard closes LORAN station in N.C.

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. - The final crewmembers of long range navigation transmission station Carolina Beach gather after the disestablishment ceremony Friday, May 21, 2010, in front of the station's flag pole and one of four 625-foot guyed towers that were used to broadcast the LORAN-C signal. The final crew consisted of Chief Petty Officer Michael C. Smith, Petty Officer's 1st Class Adolfo M. Lugo and Amel E. Davis, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael D. Leveille. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Kendrick)



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This work, Coast Guard closes LORAN station in N.C., by PO1 Andrew Kendrick, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.21.2010

Date Posted:12.12.2013 13:04

Photo ID:1107312

VIRIN:100521-G-#####-086

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:4.68 MB

Location:CAROLINA BEACH, NC, USGlobe

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