in Wrangell Narrows, 14 mi. S of Petersburg, Alex. Arch. 500 feet long.
Published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 144); translated from the Russian name "Ostrov Obgorelyy," given in 1838 by G. Lindenberg. The name, "Captain's Island," was given in 1869 by Commander R. W. Meade, U.S. Navy (USN).