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MAP #: 404WA.07

CARTOGRAPHER : WAGNER, LIEUT. FRED. H.

DATE: 1904

SHORT TITLE : GENERAL CHART OF CHESAPEAKE BAY

REMAINING TITLE & ID : LIEUT. FRED. H. WAGNER. DEL. NAVAL BRIGADE. M.N.G. (NO CARTOUCHE, TOP LEFT). CIRCULAR SYMBOL OF THE U.S.C.G.S, SURROUNDED BY ITS NAME PRINTED OUT (ABOVE TITLE). 64 POINT COMPASS ROSES (TOP, RIGHT OF CENTER AND CENTER RIGHT). "CANALS" NOTES (BELOW COMPASS ROSE AT TOP). TABLE OF ABBREVIATIONS OF BOTTOMS (CENTER LEFT). MAP IS A BLUEPRINT REPRODUCTION, BASED ON A U.S.C.G.S CHART, WITH NO TOPOGRAPHY. THE REVERSE SIDE IS BLANK. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT BORDER).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1904
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE
PUBLISHER : MANUSCRIPT PUBLICATION
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 72.0 X 43.2 CM. (BETWEEN NEAT LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 43.2 X 94.5 CM. OM (BOOK AND PAGE OPEN)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 400,000 (APPROXIMATE, BASED ON LATITUDE)
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-534(8)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : A025-LGQ*
REGION CATEGORY : CHART ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : U. S. COAST SURVEY MATERIAL (4)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS ARE SHOWN BY SHADING.
: SOUNDINGS ARE SHOWN IN FEET AND FATHOMS.
: BOTTOM CONDITIONS ARE INDICATED.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : GREENWICH (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 404WA.01-404WA.07
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS THE SEVENTH OF SEVERAL CHARTS SHOWING NAVIGATIONAL COURSES FROM BALTIMORE TO CAPE HENRY. THIS CHART SHOWS THE COMPLETE ROUTE, SUMMARIZING IN SMALLER SCALE THE DATA CONTAINED IN THE FIRST SIX CHARTS. THE CHART IS COPIED DIRECTLY FROM A U.S.C.G.S BASE CHART, BUT WITH COURSES PLOTTED AND LABELED. 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 SOUNDINGS, BUOYS, AND GIVES THE PLOTTED COURSE AND THE NAVIGATION AIDS. 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 POOR CONDITION, WITH SEPARATIONS IN THE BOTTOM FOLDS AND SMALLER SEPARATION IN OTHER FOLDS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF A025-LGQ* AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-534(8).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE YET FOUND.

March 28, 1992


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