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Troughton Island

1949 - ~1970's

Ralph Meakins Collection

All photos by Ralph Meakins

A manned radio beacon and NDB direction finding station was established soon after 1949. A small light was established at the same time. It was demanned and decommissioned after being destroyed by a cyclone in the 1970's. Ref: Cumming et al

 

Communications Tower and during its construction.

 

 

Source: Australian Hydrographic excerpt of Chart 728 - 1988

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Troughton Island is now a major aviation transfer facility for oil rig personnel.

 

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