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CHAPTER XIX

LIMITS OF INLAND WATERS OF THE U. S.

Inland waters on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts of the United States where the Inland Rules of the Road are to be followed; and inland waters of the United States bordering on the Gulf of Mexico where the Inland Rules of the Road or Pilot Rules for Western Rivers are to be followed.

(All bearings are in degrees true and points magnetic; distances in nautical miles, and are given approximately.)

Cutler (Little River) Harbor, Me.

A line drawn from Long Point 226° (SW. by W. } W.) to Little River Head.

Little Machias Bay, Machias Bay, Englishman Bay, Chandler

Bay, Moosabec Reach, Pleasant Bay, Narraguagus Bay,

and Pigeon Hill Bay, Me.

A line drawn from Little River Head 232° (WSW. \ W.) to the outer side of Old Man; thence 234° (WSW. I W.) to the outer side of Double Shot Islands; thence 244° (W. S.) to Libby Islands Lighthouse; thence 2311° (WSW. W.) to Moose Peak Lighthouse; thence 2321° (WSW. Š W.) to Little Pond Head; from Pond Point, Great Wass Island, 239° (W. by S.) to outer side of Crumple Island; thence 249° (W. S.) to Petit Manan Lighthouse.

All harbors on the coast of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massa

chusetts between Petit Manan Lighthouse, Me., and Cape Ann Lighthouses, Mass.

A line drawn from Petit Manan Lighthouse 2051° (SW. S.), 264 miles, to Mount Desert Lighthouse; thence 2501° (W. S.), about 33 miles, to Matinicus Rock Lighthouses; thence 2671° (WNW. W.), 20 miles, to Monhegan Island Lighthouse; thence

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260° (W. IN.) 194 miles, to Seguin Lighthouse; thence 233° (WSW.

W.), 187 miles, to Portland Light Vessel; thence 2141° (SW, W.), 291 miles, to Boon Island Lighthouse; thence 210° (SW.), 11 miles, to Anderson Ledge Spindle, off Isles of Shoals Lighthouse; thence 1767° (S. by W.) 191 miles, to Cape Ann Lighthouses, Mass.

Boston Harbor.

From Eastern Point Lighthouse 215° (SW. Í W.) 151 miles, to
The Graves Lighthouse; thence 1391° (SSE. E.), 7} miles, to
Minots Ledge Lighthouse.
Al Harbors in Cape Cod Bay, Mass.

A line drawn from Plymouth (Gurnet) Lighthouses 771° (E. } S.),
164 miles, to Race Point Lighthouse.
Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Narra-

gansett Bay, Block Island Sound, and Easterly entrance to
Long Island Sound.

A line drawn from Chatham Lighthouses, Mass., 146° (S. by E. * E.), 48 miles, to Pollock Rip Slue Light Vessel; thence 142° (SSE. | E.), 124 miles, to Great Round Shoal Entrance Gas and Whistling Buoy (PS); thence 2299 (SW. by W. W.), 141 miles, to Sankaty Head Lighthouse; from Smith Point, Nantucket Island, 261° (W.

N.), 27 miles, to No Mans Land Gas and Whistling Buoy, 2; thence 359° (N. by E. E.), 8} miles, to Gay Head Lighthouse; thence 250° (W. S.), 341 miles, to Block Island Southeast Lighthouse; thence 2501° (W. S.), 141 miles, to Montauk Point Lighthouse, on the easterly end of Long Island, N. Y. New York Harbor.

A line drawn from Rockaway Point Coast Guard Station 1591° (S. by E.), 64 miles, to Ambrose Channel Light Vessel; thence 2381 (WSW. } W.), 84 miles, to Navesink (southerly) Lighthouse. Philadelphia Harbor and Delaware Bay.

A line drawn from Cape May Lighthouse 200° (SSW. 1 W.), 8miles, to Overfalls Light Vessel; thence 2461° (WSW. 1 W.), 31 miles, to Cape Henlopen Lighthouse. Baltimore Harbor and Chesapeake Bay.

A line drawn from Cape Charles Lighthouse 1791° (S. W.)

10f miles, to Cape Henry Gas and Whistling Buoy, 2; thence 257° (W. S.), 5 miles, to Cape Henry Lighthouse.

Charleston Harbor.

A line drawn from Ferris Wheel, on Isle of Palms, 154° (SSE. E.), 7 miles, to Charleston Light Vessel; thence 259° (W. Ř S.), through Charleston Whistling Buoy, 6 C, 7 miles, until Charleston Lighthouse bears 350° (N. } W.); thence 270o (W.), 23 miles, to the beach of Folly Island.

Savannah Harbor and Calibogue Sound.

A line drawn from Braddock Point, Hilton Head Island, 1501° (SSE. | E.), of miles, to Tybee Gas and Whistling Buoy, T (PS); thence 270o (W)., to the beach of Tybee Island. St. Simon Sound (Brunswick Harbor) and St. Andrew Sound.

From hotel on beach of St. Simon Island 1 mile 60° (NE. by E. } E.), from St. Simon Lighthouse, 130° (SE 1 E.), 6} miles, to St. Simon Gas and Whistling Buoy (PS); thence 194° (S. by W. I w.), 84 miles, to St. Andrew Sound Bar Buoy (PS); thence 77° (W.), 41 miles, to the shore of Little Cumberland Island. St. Johns River, Fla.

A straight line from the outer end of the northerly jetty to the outer end of the southerly jetty. Florida Reefs and Keys.

A line drawn from the easterly end of the northerly jetty, at the entrance to the dredged channel mile northerly of Norris Cut, 94° (E. 1 S.), of miles, to Florida Reefs North End Whistling Buoy, W (HS); thence 178° (S. | E.), 8 miles, to Biscayne Bay Sea Bell Buoy, 1; thence 182° (s. 1 w.), 2f miles, to Fowey Rocks Lighthouse; thence 1889 (S. & W.), 64 miles, to Triumph Reef Beacon, O; thence 193° (S. by W.), 4} miles, to Ajax Reef Beacon, M; thence 194° (S. by W. } W.), 2 miles, to Pacific Reef Beacon, L; thence 1961° (S. by W. } W.), 5 miles, to Turtle Harbor Sea Buoy, 2; thence 210° (SSW. \ W.), 43 miles, to Carysfort Reef Lighthouse; thence 2091° (SSW. I W.), 51 miles, to Elbow Reef Beacon, J; thence 21710 (SW. S.), of miles, to Molasses Reef Gas Buoy, 2 M; thence 2351° (S.W. I w.), 6 miles, to Conch Reef Beacon, E; thence 2343° (SW. W.), through Crocker Reef Beacon, D, 108 miles, to Alligator Reef Lighthouse; thence 234° (SW. ŚW.), 10% miles, to Tennessee Reef Buoy, 4; thence 251° (WSW. } W.), 1of miles, to Coffins Patches Beacon, C; thence 247° (SW. by W. W.), 81 miles, to Sombrero Key Lighthouse; thence 2531° (WSW. } W.), 164 miles, to Looe Key Beacon, 6; thence 2571° (WSW. W.), 6miles, to American Shoal Lighthouse; thence 2531° (WSW. Ä W.), až miles, to Maryland Shoal Beacon, S; thence 259° (WSW. } W.), 51 miles, to Eastern Sambo Beacon, A; thence 253° (WSW. W.), 27 miles, to Western Sambo Beacon, R; thence 257° (WSW. Á W.), through Western Sambo Buoy, 2, 51 miles, to Key West Entrance Gas Buoy (PS); thence 262° (W. Z S.), 41 miles, to Sand Key Lighthouse; thence 261° (W. by S.), 24 miles, to Western Dry Rocks Beacon, 2; thence 268° (W. S.), 31 miles, through Satan Shoal Buoy (HS) to Vestal Shoal Buoy, 1; thence 2741° (W. } N.), 51 miles, to Coal Bin Rock Buoy, CB (HS); thence 3241° (NW. § N.), 71 miles, to Marquesas Keys left tangent; from northwesterly point Marquesas Keys 59° (NE. by E.), 43 miles, to Bar Buoy, I, Boca Grande Channel; thence 83° (E. N.), of miles, to Northwest Channel Entrance Bell Buoy, 1, Northwest Channel into Key West; thence 68° (NE. by E. I E.), 231 miles, to northerly side of Content Keys; thence 49° (NE. 4 E.), 29 miles, to East Cape, Cape Sable.

Charlotte Harbor and Punta Gorda, Fla.

Eastward of Charlotte Harbor Entrance Gas and Bell Buoy (PS), off Boca Grande, and in Charlotte Harbor, in Pine Island Sound and Matlacha Pass. Pilot Rules for Western Rivers apply in Peace and Miakka Rivers north of a 250° and 70° (WSW. and ENE.) line through Mangrove Point Light; and in Caloosahatchee River northward of the steamboat wharf at Punta Rasa.

Tampa Bay and Tributaries, Fla.

From the southerly end of Long Key 245° (SW. by W. & W.), 9 miles, to Tampa Bay Gas and Whistling Buoy (PS); thence 129° (SE. E.), 63 miles, to Bar Bell Buoy (PS), at the entrance to Southwest Channel; thence 103° (E. by S.), 21 miles, to the house on the north end of Anna Maria Key. Pilot Rules for Western Rivers apply in Manatee River inside Manatee River Entrance Buoy, 2; in Hillsboro Bay and River inside Hillsboro Bay Light, 2.

St. George Sound, Apalachicola Bay, Carrabelle and Apalachi

cola Rivers, and St. Vincent Sound, Fla.

North of a line from Lighthouse Point 246° (SW. by W. & W.) 131 miles, to southeasterly side of Dog Island; to northward of East Pass Bell Buoy, i, at the entrance to East Pass, and inside West Pass Bell Buoy (PS) at the seaward entrance to West Pass. Pilot Rules for Western Rivers apply in Carrabelle River inside the entrance to the dredged channel; in Apalachicola River northward of Apalachicola Dredged Channel Entrance Buoy, 2.

Pensacola Harbor.

From Caucus Cut Entrance Gas and Whistling Buoy, IA, 3o (N. I W.), tangent to easterly side of Fort Pickens, to the shore of Santa Rosa Island, and from the buoy northward in the buoyed channel through Caucus Shoal.

Mobile Harbor and Bay.

From Mobile Entrance Gas and Whistling Buoy (PS) 40° (NE. Á N.) to shore of Mobile Point, and from the buoy 320° (NW.) to the shore of Dauphin Island. Pilot Rules for Western Rivers apply in Mobile River above Choctaw Point.

Sounds, Lakes, and Harbors on the Coasts of Alabama, Mis

sissippi, and Louisiana, between Mobile Bay entrance and the Delta of the Mississippi River.

From Sand Island Lighthouse 259° (WSW. Í W.), 431 miles, to Chandeleur Lighthouse; westward of Chandeleur and Errol Islands, and west of a line drawn from the southwesterly point of Errol Island 182o (S. | E.), 23 miles, to pass a Loutre Lighthouse. Pilot Rules for Western Rivers apply in Pascagoula River, and in the dredged cut at the entrance to the river, above Pascagoula River Entrance Light, A, marking the entrance to the dredged cut.

New Orleans Harbor and the Delta of the Mississippi River.

Inshore of a line drawn from the outermost mud lump showing above low water at the entrance to Pass a Loutre to a similar lump off the entrance to Northeast Pass; thence to a similar lump off the entrance to Southeast Pass; thence to the outermost aid to navigation off the entrance to South Pass; thence to the outermost aid to

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