Basket Bay is half a mile wide and lies 8 miles south of the mouth of Tenakee Inlet, on Chichagof Island, 45 mi. NE of Sitka, Alexander Archipelago.
According to stories there used to be a Tlingit settlement in Basket Bay.
Named by the employees of the Alaska Oil and Guano Company at Killisnoo about 1900. The Tlingit name Kook Bay was published in 1899 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) on Chart 8050. It was called Kakagin Inlet in the 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 178).
Point Craven, Point Hayes, Cannery Point, Columbia Point, East Point, East Point, False Lindenberg Head, Fishery Point, Hill Point, Iyoukeen Peninsula, Lindenberg Head, North Passage Point, Outer Point, Peninsular Point, South Passage Point, West Point,