Bluie West Five

Type   242 Other
Historical Name of Location   Egedesminde, South Greenland, Greenland
Coordinates   68.709722000, -52.869444000

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ww2dbaseBluie West Five was a radio and weather station located at Egedesminde (now Aasiaat) in western Greenland. It entered service in 1942.

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Last Major Update: Dec 2019






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1. Martin H. Schmidt says:
2 May 2023 02:59:29 AM

I live in Aasiaat and we all know the old radiostation. Only remnants are left, the semicircular shelter with and old oven, some tracks and bases for some buildings. What I would like to know is whether this base had a sort og gun or not. It seems to me that a gun could have made much sense, because it basically can cover the whole harbour from this vantage point.
It's hard to find any descriptions, written or in other form.

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WW2-Era Place Name Egedesminde, South Greenland, Greenland
Lat/Long 68.7097, -52.8694
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