Information About

Port Protection

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Port Protection on The Map

Location

56 ° 19' 42" N,
133 ° 37' 37" W

Region

Prince of Wales-Hyder (CA)

Uses

Port Protection in Detail.

About

extends NW 3.5 mi. to Sumner Strait, 1 mi. S of village of Point Baker, on N coast of Prince of Wales I.; Alex. Arch.

History

named by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), who on September 8, 1793, rode out a storm here.