in Farragut Bay, 1.5 mi. N of Grand Point and 82 mi. E of Sitka, Coast Mts.
Named in 1887 by Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for Ensign Maurice L. Read, a member of his surveying party. The name was published in 1888 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).