Information About

Port Stewart

Quick Facts

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Location

55 ° 43' 47" N,
131 ° 52' 10" W

Region

Ketchikan Gateway

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Port Stewart in Detail.

About

extends NW off Behm Canal, on E coast of Cleveland Peninsula, Alex. Arch. 4 miles long.

History

Named by Captain George Vancouver, Royal Navy (RN), on September 2, 1793, after John Stewart, master's mate on the ship Discovery, "who made a good survey of it." Vancouver was anchored here from August 22 to September 5, 1793 (Wagner, 1937, p. 417).