Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bay of Quinte: Kingston to Deseronto
Anderson, W. P., Surveyor
Drummond, T.
Wilkin, F. A.
, Surveyor
Media Type
Item Type
The chart includes some handwritten annotations.
Lake Ontario
Eastern Part of the
Bay of Quinte
Kingston to Deseronto
Prepared, under the orders of the Government of the Dominion of Canada,
from a survey by W. P. Anderson, Esqr, C. E. Chief Engineer Department of Marine & Fisheries
assisted by Messrs. T. Drummond, C.E., and F. A. Wilkin, 1893
Portions East and South of Amherst Bar from United States Government surveys.
With additions from various Land surveys.
All heights are expressed in feet above the mean level of the Lake.
Magnetic Variation in 1900, increasing about 4' annually.
All Bearings are Magnetic.
Soundings in Feet
(reduced to Zero of Gauge at Toronto)
The compass cannot be relied on in the vicinity of Kingston; the Variation has been observed in this locality by Capt. J. B. Cockrane, R. M. C. and found to range from 17°E to 28°W [error: minutes]

London. Published at the Admiralty, 22nd Mar. 1898, under the Superintendence of Rear Admiral Sir W. J. L. Wharton K. C. B. F. R. S. Hydrographer. large corrections Aug. 1899, Jan. 1901
Sold by J. D. Potter, Agent for the sale of Admiralty Charts, 145 Minories
Engraved by Davies & Co.
Great Britain. Admiralty. Hydrographic Office
Place of Publication
London, Eng.
Date of Original
pub. 22 Mar. 1898; corrections 1901
Date Of Event
survey: 1893
Language of Item
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.143611 Longitude: -77.255833
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.20012 Longitude: -77.04944
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Bay of Quinte: Kingston to Deseronto