Information About

Francis Anchorage

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 9' 8" N,
133 ° 10' 56" W

Region

Petersburg (CA)

Uses

Francis Anchorage in Detail.

About

in South Arm Farragut Bay, 1.5 mi. N of Read I. and 83 mi. E of Sitka, Coast Mts. 3 miles wide.

History

Named in 1887 by Lieutenant Commander C. M. Thomas, U.S. Navy (USN), for Alaskan ship pilot E. H. Francis. Name was published in 1888 by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS).