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V. S. Supt. of Documents
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE,
Washington, February 1, 1933. This publication covers the Atlantic coast from Race Point, Cape Cod, to Sandy Hook, including Nantucket, Vineyard, and Long Island Sounds, New York Harbor, Hudson River, and tributaries. It is based mainly upon the work of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, including the results of a special examination in 1932.
This volume is the third edition of United States Coast Pilot, Atlantic Coast, Section B, the first edition having been published in 1918.
The present volume has been prepared by Lieut. J. M. Smook, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. The compilation was supervised by Lieut. Commander R. R. Lukens, chief, coast pilot section.
Great courtesy has been shown by the United States Engineers, the Lighthouse Service, and local authorities in furnishing information for use in this publication.
The aids to navigation are corrected to February 1, 1933.
Navigators and others are requested to notify the Director of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey of any errors or omissions that they may find in this publication, or of any additional matter which they think should be inserted for the information of mariners.
R. S. PATTON, Director.
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