HC Deb 03 March 1936 vol 309 cc1168-9
17. Mr. DAY

asked the President of the Board of Trade the coastal stations, including radio beacons fixed or rotating, that are equipped with wireless directional signalling, and the names of the same and where they are situated?


I am circulating a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT giving the desired information.

I.—List of Radio Beacons on the Coasts of the United Kingdom and the Irish Free State.
Name of Authority. Name of Station. Position. Type.
Trinity House Cromer Norfolk Fixed
Orfordness Suffolk Rotating.
East Goodwin Light Vessel. Off Kentish coast Fixed.
North Foreland Kent Fixed.
Dungeness Kent Fixed.
Nab Tower Spithead Fixed.
Start South Devon Fixed.
Caskets Channel Islands Fixed.
Round Island Scilly Islands Fixed.
North Lundy Bristol Channel Fixed.
South Bishop Pembrokeshire Fixed.
Skerries Anglesey Fixed.
Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses. Mull of Kintyre Argyllshire Fixed.
Barra Head (under construction). South Hebrides Fixed.
Butt of Lewis Hebrides Fixed.
Sule Skerry North West Scotland Fixed.
Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses. North Ronaldshay Orkney Fixed.
Kinnaird Heag Aberdeenshire Fixed.
Isle of May Firth of Forth Fixed.
Irish Free State:
Commissioners of Irish Lights. Tuskar (under construction). Off Wexford coast Fixed.
Daunts Rock Light Vessel. Off Cork Harbour Fixed.
Mizen Head County Cork Fixed.
Eagle Island (under construction). County Mayo Fixed.
Tory Island County Donegal Fixed.
Humber Conservancy Board. Spurn Light Vessel Humber Fixed.
Great Western Railway Rame Head Near Plymouth Fixed.
Mersey Docks and Harbour Board. Bar Light Vessel River Mersey Fixed.
Clyde Lighthouses Trustees. Cumbrae Firth of Clyde Radio Talking Beacon.
II —List of Wireless Telegraph Stations in the United Kingdom and the Irish Free State which, on request, give bearings to Ships.
Wick Caithness.
Cullercoats Northumberland.
Humber Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire.
Niton Isle of Wight.
Land's End Cornwall.
Portpatrick Wigtownshire.
Malin Head County Donegal, Irish Free State.