1996-10 - Stefan Gec Buoy

1996-10 - Stefan Gec Buoy

Notices to Mariners

Temporary Establishment of Stefan GEC Buoy

10 - 1996

Issue Date: 02 August 1996

Aid: Stefan Gec Buoy

Area: East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that a special mark lighted buoy will be established in Belfast Lough on Monday 16th September 1996, or as soon thereafter as possible, for a period of approximately twelve weeks. A Local Radio Navigation Warning will be broadcast.

Name:
"Buoy"
Shape:
Spherical
Colour:
Yellow
Topmark:
Yellow X
Light:
F1 (Morse "B" ev 10 secs)
Position:
Latitude: 54°40'.40 N

The Stefan Gec Buoy has no navigational significance.
The Stefan Gec buoy is fabricated from decommissioned Soviet submarines, and will be moved to various locations around Northern Europe over the next three years. Further information can be found on the Internet at site http://www.ruskin-sch.ox.ac.uk/lab/buoy, also at Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast (Tel: 01232-321402), where a maquette will be on display from 28th September 1996 to 30th November 1996.

By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive