Information About

Hanning Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Hanning Bay on The Map

Location

59 ° 58' 15" N,
147 ° 41' 37" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Hanning Bay in Detail.

About

on NW coast of Montague I., 16 mi. NE of Cape Cleare, 63 mi. SE of Seward, Chugach Mts. 2.3 miles wide.

History

Named "'Hannings Bay' by (Captain) Nathaniel Portlock when examined by him April 29, 1787, after a family interested in the company which sent him out. (The name was later erroneously) adopted by (Captain) Vancouver as 'Hunning's Harbor'" (Wagner, 1937, p. 391). Russian Hydrographic Dept. Chart 1378, dated 1847, gave the name "Port Bazil" for this feature.