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Unit History: Admiralty Wireless Station Kranji Singapore

Admiralty Wireless Station Kranji Singapore



Added on 15/04/2010

Kranji was the remote Aerial paddock.
 
This was also the Far East signals training centre.
 
Also used as an R and R base for ships in the Dockyard. It was manned by radio operators (civvy) and navy and radio tech personnel.
 
One electrician, One stoker and a Chief Stoker for our diesel power.
 
In all there were about 60 RN staff.

Memories of Admiralty Wireless Station Kranji Singapore

(Memories written by members of Forces Reunited)

Admiralty Wireless Station Kranji Singapore in 2010

Kranji was approx 12 miles from Singapore on the Bukit Timah Road. Turn left at Yew Tea village and ahead was the remote Aerial paddock and on the right were two or three married quarters. If you turned left and up the hill the main camp was sprawled around the top. This was also the Far East signals training centre. Also used as an R and R base for ships in the Dockyard. It was manned by radio operators (civvy) and navy and radio tech personnel. onr electrician, one stoker and a chief stoker for our diesel power. We had our own cinema, swimming pool, soccer field (which you could play on within 15 minutes of the monsoon finishing. We could field a full soccer team and rugby team. In all there were about 60 RN staff.

Admiralty Wireless Station Kranji Singapore, in 1960

Written by Alan G Edwards

Photo’s of Brit Club 1960’s
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