Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers to the Secretary of War for the Year ..., Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892

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Contents

Mystic River Conn Thames River Conn 67 Connecticut River Mass
68
IN THE CHARGE OF LIEUT COL G L GILLESPIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
87
IN THE CHARGE OF WILLIAM F Smith UNITED STATES AGENT MAJOR OF Engi
120
Wilmington Harbor Del 120 ice harbor at New Castle Del Appoquinvimink
131
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ CHARLES E L B DAVIS CORPS OF EXGINEERS
138
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Eastern Branch of Potomac River Anacostia River
147
Harbor of Norfolk and its approaches Va 147 approach to Norfolk Harbor
149
IN THE CILARGE OF MAJ W S STANTON CORPS OF ENGINEERS
159
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT FREDERIC V ABBOT Corrs OF ENGINEERS
175
9 Ocklawaha River Fla 136
186
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ J C MALLERY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
189
IMPROVEMENTS Apalachicola Bay Fla 1397 Apalachicola River Fla 1
204
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ A N DAMRELL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
206
APPENDIX
215
IMPROVEMENTS Cbefuncte River and Bogie Falia La 1481 Tickfaw
223
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT John MILLIS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
224
APPENDIX V
231
IMPROVEMENTS Red River La and Ark 1573 Red River above Fulton Ark
239
EXAMINATION AND SURVEY At Clarendon and the lower White River Ark 1697
249
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ A MACKENZIE CORPS OF ENGINEERS
255
St Paul Minn 261 examination and survey
262
IMPROVEMENTS Missouri River between the Great Falls Mont
265
IN THE CHARGE OF LIEUT COL HENRY M ROBERT CORPS OF EXGINEERS
269
IN THE CHARGE OF CAPT GEORGE W GOETHALS CORPS OF ENGINEERS
275
Ohio River 275 operating snag boats on Ohio River operating and care of Davis
282
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ D W LOCKWOOD CORPS OF ENGINEERS
295
EXAMINATION AND SURVEY St Louis River Minn and Wis from Grassy Point
302
APPENDIX J
316
IN THE CHARGE OF Capt W L MARSHALL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
317
2
325
IN THE CHARGE OF MAJ WILLIAM LUDLOW Corps OF ENGINEERS
331
Erie Harbor Pa 352 preservation and protection of peninsula at Presque Isle
357
Shoals between Sister Islands and Crossover Light St Lawrence Kiver N Y
363
IN THE CHARGE OF LIEUT COL W H H BENYAURD CORPS OF ENGINEERS
370
OFFICERS on duty at headquarters of military departments operations
424
IMPROVEMENTS Harbor of Norfolk and its approaches Va 1083 approach to Nor
428
STATEMENT SHOWING RANK AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS OF
436
Report of Capt C McD Townsend Corps of Engineers on opera
445
FORTIFICATIONS
453
APPENDIX No 3
465
APPENDIX No 4
473
Post of Willets Point N Y 173 United States Engineer School 474 Battali
487
IMPROVEMENTS St Croix River Me 494 Lubec Channel Me 495 Moosabec Bar
513
Portland Me 520 Saco River Me 521 Kennebunk River Me 524 York Har
533
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Penobscot River Me 533 Kennebec River Me
541
APPENDIX
551
HARBOR LINES South Branch of Elizabeth River at navyyard Norfolk Va 1097
569
River 1956
613
Block Island R I 639 Pawcatuck River R I and Conn 633 harbor of refuge
637
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Menemsha Bight Mass 642 Canapitsit Channel
646
APPENDIX D
689
ent River Mass and Conn 656 harbor of refuge at Duck Island Harbor Conn 661
697
Harbor N Y 717 Glen Cove Harbor N Y 720 Flushing Bay N Y 722 Patchognie
727
IMPROVEMENTS Savannah Harbor Ga 1243 Savannah River Ga 1253 Darien
733
IMPROVEMENTS Hudson River N Y 731 harbor at Saugerties N Y 77
838
APPENDIX
863
APPENDIX
899
IMPROVEMEXTS Delaware River Pa and N J 900 harbor between Phila
940
APPENDIX
953
REPORT OF COL WM P CRAIGHILL CORPS OF ENGINEERS
960
REPORT OF WM F SMITH UNITED STATES AGENT MAJOR
961
IMPROVEMENTS Wilmington Harbor Del 946 ice harbor at New Castle
970
Charles City Va and approaches by Cherrystone Inlet 979 removing
980
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Murderkill River Del 981 Mispillion River
988
EXAMINATION For deepwater harbor on Pacific coast between Points Dume
1006
EXAMINATIONS AND SURVEYS Inside route between Doboy and Sopelo Gåt 1294
999
SUPERVISION of the harbor of New York 2879 correspondence relating to dumping

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Page 738 - ... of the channel of any navigable water of the United States, unless the work has been recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War...
Page 99 - The originally adopted project (1879) was to deepen the entrance by means of converging jetties, and to improve the interior channel by longitudinal dikes, so placed as in some instances to form tidal reservoirs for the scour of the channel. The project was revised in 1881, and provides for excavating a channel at the outlet 100 feet wide and 6 feet deep at mean low water, to connect the bay with Dead Horse Inlet, and to dredge the interior channel...
Page 572 - White and Lobster Rocks, and connects about 3,000 feet northward with the Black Rock Channel, which is the most eastern, near Nahant Beach. The project for improvement was adopted in 1884. It provides for the excavation of a channel 200 feet wide and 10 feet deep at mean low water, from a point near and east of the White Rocks, to deep water opposite Little Nahaut, a distance of 3,610 feet.
Page 567 - Ledge had been reduced from 11 to 14 feet mean low water; no work had been done on the breakwater. Two channels had been dredged in Harbor Cove, approximately parallel to the heads of the wharves; the east channel was 550 feet long, the west 1,000 feet long; both were...
Page 566 - England fishing vessels. It is situated at the southeastern extremity of Cape Ann, 20 miles northeast from Boston. It is easily entered when the dangerous storms of this c.oast occur, and provides a secure, ample shelter for all classes of vessels, except from south winds, and from these a moderate extent of protected anchorage is afforded in the inner harbor. It contains in the outer roadstead, the inner harbor, and in the...
Page 332 - Huron had been barely completed when the demands of commerce so enormously increased that the work of obtaining a depth of 20 feet throughout was undertaken, with the full sanction of both legislative and executive authority. A necessary part of the project is the construction of a new lock upon the site of the old State locks, to have a length of 800 feet between gates, a width of 100 feet throughout, a depth of 21 feet on the miter-sills, and a single lift approximating 18 feet. The canal is to...
Page 670 - NEW HAVEN HARBOR, CONNECTICUT. New Haven Harbor is a bay on the north shore of Long Island Sound, extending about 4 miles inland, and from 1 to 2 miles wide. The Mill and Quinnipiac rivers...
Page 25 - September 19, 1890, appropriated $3,500 for completing the improvement. The project was to mark the rocks by a beacon and the shoal by a spindle, the remainder of the appropriation to be expended in removing bowlders from the channel above Addison 'Point, the work to be done by hired labor and purchase of materials in open market. The work was commenced in June, 1891, and completed during the, following August. A stone .beacon was built on u Channel Itocks " and an iron spindle was established on...
Page 790 - ... said bonds shall be deposited in the treasury of the said city, and shall be drawn and paid by the comptroller of the said city for the several objects and purposes provided in this act, upon vouchers in a form to be prescribed by the said comptroller.
Page 107 - The project for the improvement was adopted in 1881 and provides for dredging a channel 4 feet deep at mean low water and 100 feet wide from the mouth to...

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