164 CASL SECTION, 21 FORTRESS COMPANY
182 CASL SECTION, 21 FORTRESS COMPANY
NOBBY'S HEAD, NEWCASTLE
DURING WWII

 

164 Coast Artillery Searchlight Section (164 CASL Sec) and 182 Coast Artillery Searchlight Section (182 CASL Sec) of 21 Fortress Company were located on Nobby's Head near Newcastle during WWII. The searchlights were manned was manned by AWAS who used three newly erected cottages on top of Nobby's Head for their quarters. They shared these quarters with AWAS who manned the Australian Army Radar mounted on Nobby's Head.

 

VAOC Post Nobby's Head

Shepherd's Hill RAAF Radar

Australian Army Radar Nobby's Head

Twin 6 Pounder Emplacement Nobby's Head

RAN Station 301 Port War Signal Station Nobby's Head

Rail Section 3 Pounder Guns Nobby's Head Breakwater

RAN 302 Indicator Loop and Controlled Mining Station Newcastle

 

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