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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter IPart 110Subpart A → §110.55


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 110—ANCHORAGE REGULATIONS
Subpart A—Special Anchorage Areas


§110.55   Connecticut River, Conn.

(a) West of Calves Island at Old Saybrook. Beginning at a point bearing 254°0916, 153 yards, from Calves Island 20 Light; thence 157°, 1,037 yards; thence 175°, 150 yards; thence 265°, 250 yards; thence 350°, 660 yards; thence 337°, 460 yards; and thence approximately 67°, 135 yards, to the point of beginning.

(a-1) Area No. 1, at Essex. Beginning at a point on the shore on the west side of Haydens Point bearing approximately 211°, 270 yards, from Haydens Point Light; thence 270°, 160 yards; thence due north, 140 yards; thence 300°, 190 yards; thence 330°, 400 yards; thence 90°, 60 yards; thence 150°, 350 yards; thence 120°, about 434 yards to a point on the shore; thence along the shore southwesterly to the point of beginning.

(b) Area No. 2, at Essex. Beginning at a point latitude 41°2122, longitude 72°2253; thence 205°30, 375 yards; thence 194°31, 100 yards; thence 185°00, 440 yards; thence 153°30, 80 yards; thence 121°00, 220 yards; thence due north approximately 1060 yards to the point of beginning.

Note: The area will be principally for use by yachts and other recreational craft. Temporary floats or buoys for marking anchors will be allowed. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited. The anchoring of vessels and the placing of temporary moorings will be under the jurisdiction and at the discretion of the local Harbor Master.

(c) West of Brockway Island at Essex. That portion of the waters northwest of a line ranging 238° from latitude 41°2220.7, longitude 72°2249.8 to the shoreline; southwest of a line connecting a point at latitude 41°2220.7, longitude 72°2249.8 and a point at latitude 41°2228.2, longitude 72°2256; and southeast of a line ranging 238° from latitude 41°2228.2, longitude 72°2256 to the shoreline.

Note: This area is principally for vessels used for a recreational purpose. A mooring buoy is permitted. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited.

(d) Upper Bay—(1) Anchorage No. 20-A. (i) All waters bound by the following points: latitude 40°4206.9 N., longitude 074°0218.0 W.; thence to latitude 40°4205.4 N., longitude 074°0156.9 W.; thence to latitude 40°4154.9 N., longitude 074°0157.7 W.; thence to latitude 40°4154.0 N., longitude 074°0212.0 W.; thence to latitude 40°4154.4 N., longitude 074°0211.7 W.; thence to latitude 40°4157.5 N., longitude 074°0207.5 W.; thence to latitude 40°4206.1 N., longitude 074°0219.1 W.; thence to the point of origin (NAD 83).

(ii) See 33 CFR 110.155(d)(6), (d)(16), and (l).

(2) Anchorage No. 20-B. (i) All waters bound by the following points: latitude 40°4146.2 N., longitude 074°0223.0 W.; thence to latitude 40°4142.4 N., longitude 074°0200.5 W.; thence to latitude 40°4135.7 N., longitude 074°0202.7 W.; thence to latitude 40°4130.3 N., longitude 074°0206.3 W.; thence to latitude 40°4141.9 N., longitude 074°0229.2 W.; thence to the point of origin (NAD 83).

(ii) See 33 CFR 110.155(d)(6), (d)(16), and (l).

(3) Anchorage No. 20-C. (i) All waters bound by the following points: latitude 40°4142.4 N., longitude 074°0241.5 W.; thence to latitude 40°4125.8 N., longitude 074°0209.2 W.; thence to latitude 40°4102.1 N., longitude 074°0224.7 W.; thence to latitude 40°4109.4 N., longitude 074°0240.0 W.; thence to latitude 40°4113.3 N., longitude 074°0241.5 W.; thence to latitude 40°4115.8 N., longitude 074°0232.6 W.; thence to latitude 40°4125.3 N., longitude 074°0229.1 W.; thence to latitude 40°4133.0 N., longitude 074°0244.5 W.; thence to latitude 40°4132.5 N., longitude 074°0248.8 W.; thence to the point of origin (NAD 83).

(ii) See 33 CFR 110.155(d)(6), (d)(16), and (l).

(e) Area No. 2, at Lord Island. Beginning at latitude 41°2611, longitude 72°2716; thence extending south southeasterly to latitude 41°2603, longitude 72°2702; thence extending southeasterly to latitude 41°2559, longitude 72°2651; thence extending southwesterly to latitude 41°2558, longitude 72°2652; thence extending northwesterly to latitude 41°2605, longitude 72°2711; thence extending north northwesterly to latitude 41°2610, longitude 72°2720; thence extending easterly to the point of beginning.

Note: The areas designated by paragraphs (d) and (e) of this section are principally for use by yachts and other recreational craft. Fore and aft moorings will be allowed. Temporary floats or buoys for marking anchors in place will be allowed. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited. All moorings shall be so placed that no vessel, when anchored, shall at any time extend beyond the limits of the areas. The anchoring of vessels and placing of mooring floats or buoys will be under the jurisdiction, and at the discretion of the local Harbor Master. Area 2 will not be used during the shad fishing season.

(e-1) Area No. 1 at Chester. Beginning at a point about 600 feet southeasterly of the entrance of Chester Creek, at latitude 41°2423, longitude 72°2541; thence due south about 1,800 feet to latitude 41°2405, longitude 72°2541; thence due east about 600 feet to latitude 41°2405, longitude 72°2532; thence due north about 1,800 feet to latitude 41°2423, longitude 72°2532; thence due west about 600 feet to the point of beginning.

Note: The area is principally for use by yachts and other recreational craft. A mooring buoy is allowed. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited.

(e-2) Area No. 2 at Chester. That area south of latitude 41°2443.9, west of longitude 72°2535, north of latitude 41°2433.4, and east of longitude 72°2540.8.

Note: Area No. 2 may not be used during the shad fishing season, April 1 to June 15, inclusive. A mooring buoy is permitted at other times. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited.

(f) Vicinity of Mouse Island Bar below Portland. On the north side of the river shoreward of lines described as follows: (1) Beginning at a point bearing 02°, 175 yards, from Mouse Island 73 Light; thence 270°, 480 yards; and thence due north, approximately 230 yards, to the shore. (2) Beginning at the said point bearing 02°, 175 yards, from Mouse Island 73 Light; thence 70°, 400 yards; and thence 350°, approximately 250 yards, to the shore.

(g) Area at Portland. Beginning at a point on the shore, about 700 feet southeasterly from the easterly end of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company bridge, at latitude 41°3355, longitude 72°3843; thence 250° to latitude 41°3354, longitude 72°3846; thence 160° to latitude 41°3348, longitude 72°3843; thence 145° to latitude 41°3344, longitude 72°3839; thence 55° to a point on the shore at latitude 41°3347, longitude 72°3832; thence along the shore to the point of beginning.

Note: The area will be principally for use by yachts and other recreational craft. Temporary floats or buoys for marking anchors will be allowed. Fixed mooring piles or stakes are prohibited. All moorings shall be so placed that no vessel, when anchored, shall at any time extend beyond the limit of the area or closer than 50 feet to the Federal channel limit. The anchoring of vessels and the placing of temporary moorings will be under the jurisdiction, and at the discretion of the local Harbor Master.

[CGFR 67-46, 32 FR 17728, Dec. 12, 1967, as amended by CGFR 68-137, 33 FR 18279, Dec. 10, 1968; CGFR 68-139, 33 FR 18437, Dec. 12, 1968; USCG-2009-0416, 74 FR 27440, June 10, 2009]

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