united kingdom TH Bishop Rock Lighthouse

Hugh Town, Offshore UK

United Kingdom

Satellite and aerial maps of Bishop Rock with nearby locations

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10.4061GBHWZ Hugh Town, Isles of Scilly
11.5045EGHT Tresco Heliport, Isles of Scilly
11.8066EGHE Isles of Scilly (St Marys), Isles of Scilly
14.7036 Round Island, Isles of Scilly
15.2068 1.75nm ENE St Mary's, Isles of Scilly
41.3131 SHAR2 sea trials area, Cornwall

49° 52' 22.3'' N - 6° 26' 44'' W
3nm W of Scilly Isles
Elevation: 160 feet

History of this Location

The tower is situated on the infamous rocks which launched the scientific search for a reliable method of finding Longitude, after Sir Cloudesley Shovell led 4 ships (from a squadron of 21) of the Royal Navy and almost 2000 men to their doom, in 1707.

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List of units at Bishop Rock

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
Lighthouse OperationsMD900 Explorer 2011/   
Bo105 1971/10

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