Information About

Jamestown Bay

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Jamestown Bay on The Map

Location

57 ° 2' 40" N,
135 ° 17' 35" W

Region

Sitka

Uses

Jamestown Bay in Detail.

About

1.5 mi. SE of Sitka, on W coast of Baranof I.; Alex. Arch. 0.6 mile wide.

History

named in 1879 by the U.S. Navy for the U.S.S. Jamestown, which was stationed in southeastern Alaska, primarily at Sitka, where her officers, including Lieutenant F. M. Symonds and Master G. C. Hanus, were engaged in surveying Sitka Sound. sound were named after officers of the ship. Bay was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in 1883 Coast Pilot (p. 144).

Places Near Jamestown Bay
Areas:

Old Sitka Rocks, Sawmill Creek Recreational Area,

Archipelagos:

Apple Islands, Gavanski Islands, Gillmore Islands, Kutchuma Islands, Taigud Islands,

Bars:

Alexander Rock, Alice Island, Bare Rock, Black Rock, Channel Rock, Ferebee Rock, Frosty Reef, Harbor Rock, Keene Rock, Liar Rocks, Makhnati Rock, Middle Rock, Mitchell Rock, Nicholson Rocks, Rocky Patch, Rose Rock, Sentinel Rock, Shoal Island, Simpson Rock, Tsaritsa Rock, Usher Rock, Vasilief Bank,

Basins:

Billy Basin,

Bays:

Aleutkina Bay, Bear Cove, Birdsnest Bay, Camp Coogan Bay, Cedar Cove, Crane Cove, Crescent Bay, Deep Inlet, Eastern Bay, Herring Cove, Hot Springs Bay, Jamestown Bay, Kanga Bay, Katlian Bay, Kidney Cove, Kliuchevoi Bay, Leesoffskaia Bay, Marsh Bay, Mielkoi Cove, Nakwasina Bay, Nakwasina Sound, No Thorofare Bay, Pirate Cove, Redoubt Bay, Samsing Cove, Sandy Cove, Sawmill Cove, Sealing Cove, Silver Bay, Sitka Harbor, Sitka Sound, Starrigavan Bay, Thimbleberry Bay, Thomsen Harbor, Three Entrance Bay, Whiting Harbor,

Capes:

Allan Point, Cape Burunof, Creek Point, Dog Point, Eastern Point, Entry Point, Halibut Point, Halleck Point, Hanus Point, Harbor Point, Kliuchef Peninsula, Kresta Point, Krugloi Point, Lisianski Peninsula, Lisianski Point, Peresheek Point, Povorotni Point, Silver Point, Watson Point,

Channels:

Biorka Channel, Eastern Channel, Islet Passage, Koka Island Passage, Middle Channel, Nakwasina Passage, Olga Strait, Western Channel,

Cities:

Sitka,

Dams:

Blue Lake Dam, Cascade Creek Dam, Indian River Dam, Sheldon Jackson College Dam,

Fictional Places:

Port Anna,

Hills:

Castle Hill,

Islands:

Aleutski Island, Arguello Island, Ataku Island, Ball Islets, Bamdoroshni Island, Bart Island, Battery Island, Beardslee Islands, Beehive Island, Belknap Islands, Berry Island, Bieli Rocks, Big Gavanski Island, Blackbird Island, Boidarkin Island, Border Rocks, Breast Island, Calligan Island, Calming Island, Cannon Island, Caution Island, Chaichei Islands, Charcoal Island, Cobb Island, Crosswise Islands, Crow Island, Dove Island, The Eckholms, Emgeten Island, Error Island, Fankuda Islet, Fassett Island, Fragrant Island, Fritz Island, Fruit Island, Fruit Islands, Gagarin Island, Galankin Island, Galkin Island, Glagolm Island, Gold Island, Gold Island, Griffith Island, Guertin Island, Gull Islet, Halleck Island, Hanus Islet, Harbor Island, Harris Island, Ilput Island, Japonski Island, Kamennoi Island, Kanga Island, Kasiana Islands, Katz Island, Kayak Islands, Kirushkin Island, Kita Island, Kliuchevoi Island, Koka Island, Kolash Island, Korga Island, Kulichkof Rock, Kutkan Island, Limit Island, Line Island, Little Gavanski Island, Little Wrangell Island, Long Island, Love Island, Luce Island, Maid Island, Makhnati Island, Marshall Island, Martin Island, McClellan Group, Mertz Island, Middle Island, Minett Island, Mogilnoi Island, Morne Island, Naerie Rock, Nepovorotni Rocks, Neva Island, Nevski Island, Obsechki Island, Parker Group, Passage Islands, Peisar Island, Pritchard Rock, Rashimosti Island, Ring Island, Road Island, Rockwell Island, Rockwell Island, Round Island, Sasedni Island, Sheep Island, Siginaka Islands, Signal Island, Smith Island, Sosnovoi Island, Stewart Island, Stewart Island, Surf Rock, Taigud Island, Torsar Island, Turning Island, The Twins, Ulinoi Island, Unishka Island, Viesokoi Rock, Virublennoi Island, Volga Island, Whale Island, Wrangell Island, Zenobia Rock,

Lakes:

Bear Lake, Beaver Lake, Cold Storage Lake, Glacier Lake, Heart Lake, Hogan Lake, Lake Irina, Luna Lake, Medvejie Lake, Redoubt Lake, Salmon Lake, Swan Lake, Thimbleberry Lake,

Mountains:

Arrowhead Peak, Bear Mountain, Camel Mountain, Clarence Kramer Peak, Cross Mountain, Cupola Peak, Mount Dranishnikof, Eureka Mountain, Harbor Peak, Mount Katlian, Mount Kinkaid, Mount Kliuchef, Krestof Mountain, Mount Longenbaugh, Sugarloaf Mountain, Mount Verstovia,

Mountain Passes:

Ellsworth Cut, Western Anchorage,

Mountain Ranges:

The Pyramids, The Sisters,

Ridges:

Gavan Hill,

Rivers:

Coxe River, Dranishnikov River, Indian River, Katlian River, Vodopad River,

Streams:

Cascade Creek, Granite Creek, Kizhuchia Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek,

Routes:

Mount Verstovia Trail, Blue Lake to Glacier Lake Trail, Gavan Hill Trail, Herring Cove Trail, Indian River Trail, Redoubt Lake Trail, Silver Bay Trail, Sitka’s Cross Trail, Starrigavan Fish Viewing Trail,

Cities:

The Redoubt (historical), Goddard, Silver Bay (historical),