US Navy Radio Brisbane

Stage Number: MBSH.03.03.43

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Bulimba-Balmoral-Hawthorne-Morningside

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: Lytton Road, Colmslie

Latitude & Longitude: -27.45141667,153.08311111

Time Link: 1942

Map Link: 1943

Image Time Point: 1943

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The 16 officers and 61 enlisted men who operated the Radio Brisbane used. the US Navy seaplane base at Colmslie. The station operated from a prefabricated building of over 1200 sq feet. The transmitter had a range of approximately 1300 miles, and was used in conjunction with another transmitter located at Bulimba.


Bulimba District Historical Society Inc; Queensland WWII Historic Places Website

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Map References

QSA. QSA Series ID 2058 Moreton District Maps – A Series. 6 miles to the inch. Moreton District. 6 miles to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634905