Return to Huntingfield Map Collection homepage

MAP #: 404WA.06

CARTOGRAPHER : WAGNER, LIEUT. FRED. H.

DATE: 1904

SHORT TITLE : BALTIMORE TO CAMBRIDGE NAVAL BRIGADE CHART VI.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : LIEUT. FRED. H. WAGNER. NAVIGATOR. NOV. 10. 1903 (RIGHT SIDE, NEAR TOP RIGHT CORNER). "SAILING DIRECTIONS." (38 LINES OF TEXT, BELOW TITLE). MAP IS A BLUEPRINT REPRODUCTION, POSSIBLY BASED ON A SHORELINE SKETCH FROM THE U.S.C.G.S, WITH NO TOPOGRAPHY OR SOUNDINGS. THE REVERSE SIDE IS BLANK. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (TOP OF MAP). LATITUDE (RIGHT SIDE OF MAP).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1904
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE
PUBLISHER : MANUSCRIPT PUBLICATION
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 42.2 X 41.0 CM. (BETWEEN NEAT LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 43.7 X 64.5 CM. OM (BOOK AND PAGE OPEN)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 197,000 (APPROXIMATE, BASED ON LATITUDE)
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-534(7)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : A025-LGQ*
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NAVIGATION MARKERS SHOWN.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : NONE (1)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 404WA.01-404WA.07
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS THE SIXTH OF SEVERAL CHARTS SHOWING NAVIGATIONAL COURSES FROM BALTIMORE TO CAPE HENRY. THIS CHART VI COVERS THE AREA FROM THE MOUTH OF THE PATAPSCO RIVER ALMOST TO THE MOUTH OF THE PATUXENT, GIVING SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR THIS LEG OF THE VOYAGE. IT IS CONTAINED IN A TYPEWRITTEN BUT BOUND HANDBOOK DONE BY LIEUTENANT FRED H. WAGNER, NAVIGATING OFFICER & CHIEF ENGINEER, NAVAL BRIGADE, M.N.G., BALTIMORE, MD. IN 1904. THIS HANDBOOK IS THE TYPE PREPARED BY EACH NAVAL OFFICER AT THE TURN ON THE CENTURY. IT PRINTS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON EVERY PHASE OF NAVAL OPERATIONS. THE SECOND HALF OF THE BOOK CONCENTRATES ON NAVIGATION, THE OFFICER'S SPECIALTY.

THE CHART SHOWS BUOYS, GIVES DISTANCES BETWEEN THE PLOTTED COURSE AND THE NAVIGATION AIDS AND SHOWS THE COURSE TO BE STEERED. SINCE THE HANDBOOK WAS TYPEWRITTEN, IT WAS NOT PUBLISHED AND MUST BE CONSIDERED A MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT. DATA IS BASED ON AN EXAMINATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THIS IS A MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT AND, WHILE THE MAP IS A BLUEPRINT, IT CONTAINS MANUSCRIPT WRITING THAN HAS BEEN REPRODUCED AND IS UNLIKELY TO HAVE BEEN RELEASED IN ANOTHER STATE.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS THE HANDBOOK IN GOOD CONDITION, EXCEPT FOR THE COVER, WHICH IS WORN BUT NOT DETACHED. THE MAP IS IN FAIR CONDITION, ALTHOUGH IT IS PARTIALLY SEPARATED AT THE TOP FOLD AND HAS A 4" TEAR ON THE UPPER LEFT. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF A025-LGQ* AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399- 534(7).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE YET FOUND.

March 28, 1992


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

© Copyright April 26, 2006 Maryland State Archives