Nautical Charts, 1973-1997

RECORD GROUP: Map Collection
SERIES: Nautical Charts
DATES: 1973-1997
VOLUME: 14 charts

Nautical Chart, Sandy Hook Bay

NOAA Chart #12327 New York Harbor, Sandy Hook Bay, 1993
President Thomas Jefferson established the Office of Coast Survey in 1807. The office, now called the US Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Science (NOAA), currently maintains nautical charts for 95,000 miles of shoreline, Great Lakes, rivers and bays, covering 3.4 million square nautical miles of waters.

The fourteen nautical charts in this collection include charts for navigation for areas of Raritan Bay, Hudson River, East River, Lake Champlain, Long Island Sound, and the Connecticut River. The charts show soundings, anchorages, obstructions, marked channels, etc.


This collection is open to researchers.


The Charts are available in Archives storage located in Map Cabinet 4.


Monmouth County Archives
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan NJ 07726
Phone: (732) 308-3771


These charts were donated to the Archives by Jack Appel, member of the Friends of the Monmouth County Library, July 24, 2001.


A finding aid was created December 2015 by George Joynson.


The Library of Congress has 258 nautical charts.


C&GS 282 US East Coast, New York-New Jersey

Hudson River, New York to Wappinger Creek, formerly #12138, 11th Ed., Nov. 3, 1973, NOAA, marked “obsolete,” NOAA.

#12327 US East Coast, New York-New Jersey

New York Harbor, 86th Ed., May 1, 1993, NOAA.

#12331 US East Coast, New York-New Jersey

Raritan Bay & Southern Part of Arthur Kill, 25th Ed., July 28, 1990, NOAA.

#12339 US East Coast-New York, East River
Tallman Island to Queensboro Bridge, 1927 datum, 36th Ed., Aug. 9, 1986, NOAA.

#12347 US East Coast, New York-Hudson River

Wappinger Creek to Hudson, 24 Ed., Aug. 13, 1983, marked obsolete, NOAA.

#12348 US East Coast, New York-Hudson River

Coxsackie to troy, 1927 datum, 28th Ed., March 13, 1982, NOAA.

#12351 Jamaica Bay & Rockaway Inlet, New York

1927 datum, 16th Ed., Jan. 20, 1979, NOAA.

#12352 South Coast of Long Island-New York

Shinnecock Bay to east Rockaway Inlet, 1983 datum, 24th Ed., Mar. 2, 1991, NOAA.

#12364 Long Island Sound, Connecticut-New York

New Haven Harbor Entrance and Port Jefferson to Throgs Neck, 1927 datum, 25th Ed., Jan. 10, 1987, NOAA.

#12372 Long Island Sound, Rhode Island-Connecticut

Watch Hill to New Haven Harbor, 24th Ed., April 16, 1988, NOAA.

#14783 Lake Champlain, New York-Vermont

Four Brothers Islands to Barber Point, 18th Ed., Nov. 30, 1991, NOAA.

#14784 US Lake Champlain, New York-Vermont

Barber Point to Whitehall, 19th Ed., Aug. 15, 1992, NOAA.

#57 Waterproof Chart Hudson River

George Washington Bridge to Troy, 1927 datum, 1997, International Sailing Supply Co., Punta Gorda FL.

#73 Waterproof Chart Connecticut River

1986, International Sailing Supply Co., Punta Gorda FL.