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Cape Race LORAN-C Transmission Mast (1st)

Cape Race
Portugal Cove South NFL Canada

Status:destroyed
Construction Dates
  Finished1965
  Destroyed1993
Building Uses
 - communication
Structural Types
 - guyed mast
Materials
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna1350 ftTim Kelly, Canadian Coast Guard, December 4, 2006

Description
• Coordinates: 46°46'32''N, 53°10'28''W.

• This structure was the second tallest construction in the country of Canada, and one of the most powerful radio transmitters in the country.

• The mast collapsed on 2nd February, 1993 due to fatigue failure of an eyebolt head in a compression cone insulator on a structural guy.

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