Information About

Wachusett Cove

Quick Facts

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Location

57 ° 49' 52" N,
134 ° 59' 53" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Wachusett Cove in Detail.

About

at mouth of Freshwater Bay on E coast of Chichagof I., 8.5 mi. NE of Tenakee Springs, Alex. Arch.

History

Named in 1881 by the U.S. Navy for the U.S.S. Wachusett, commanded by Commander Henry Glass, U.S. Navy (USN), used in surveying the cove that year. The name was published by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (USC&GS) in the 1883 Alaska Coast Pilot (p. 180).