Information About

Captains Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Captains Bay on The Map

Location

53 ° 51' 37" N,
166 ° 34' 41" W

Region

Aleutians West (CA)

Uses

Captains Bay in Detail.

About

southern arm of Unalaska Bay on NE coast of Unalaska I., Aleutian Islands. 1.5 miles wide.

History

Translation of the name given by Lieutenant Sarichev (1826, map 14, dated 1792), Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), as "Kapitanskaya Gavan" meaning "Captain Harbor" in honor of Captain Lieutenant Michael Levashev, Imperial Russian Navy (IRN), who spent the winter at the head of this bay (Port Levashev) during 1768-69 (Coxe, 1787, p. 209-210).

Places Near Captains Bay
Bars:

Bailey Ledge, Chelan Bank, Iliuliuk Reef, Priest Rock, Swallow Reef,

Bays:

Amugul Bay, Broad Bay, Cannery Bay, Captains Bay, Constantine Bay, Dutch Harbor, Erskine Bay, Final Bay, Hive Bay, Iliuliuk Bay, Iliuliuk Harbor, Kisselen Bay, Margaret Bay, Morris Cove, Nateekin Bay, Portage Bay, Reese Bay, Small Bay, Summer Bay, Tanaskan Bay, Ugadaga Bay, Ulalux, Unalaska Bay, Uniktali Bay, Wide Bay, Xatacyan Lagoon,

Beaches:

Agnes Beach, Arkansas Beach, Chaluuknax, Ququgan,

Capes:

Cannery Point, Cape Cheerful, Cape Kalekta, Cape Wislow, Chaluuknam Yaga, Devilfish Point, Eider Point, Obernoi Point, Rocky Point, Spithead, Tanasxan Yaga, Ulakta Head, Uugdagan-yaga, Yagim Aantuudaayulux,

Cities:

Unalaska,

Cliffs:

Princess Head,

Hills:

Bunker Hill, Goblers Knob,

Islands:

Amaknak Island, Amugam-tangingin, Arch Rock, Cave Rock, Dushkot Island, Expedition Island, Fish Rock, Fox Islands, Hog Island, Needle Rock, North Rock, Round Island, Second Priest Rock, South Amaknak Rocks, Tanasxan Tangingin, Tuscarora Rock, Unalaska Island, Wislow Island,

Lakes:

McLees Lake, Unalaska Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Ballyhoo, Mount Coxcomb, Kiichxix Kangaxtax, Long Mountain, Mount Newhall, Pyramid Peak, Split Top Mountain, Table Top Mountain,

Mountain Passes:

East Channel, South Channel,

Rivers:

Nateekin River, Shaishnikof River,

Streams:

Amugul Creek, Ugadachan Creek,

Valleys:

Makushin Valley,

Cities:

Cheerful (historical), Dutch Harbor, Imagnee (historical), Takamitka (historical), Uknodok (historical),