Notice to Mariners
Oneida Lake – Bridgeport
September 6, 2017
Mariners are advised of reports of a new subsurface hazard on Oneida Lake in Billington Bay approximately 200 yards east of Damon Point which has been hit by several vessels. This is outside of the Erie Canal main channel, 1.8 miles south of marker G “125”. Mariners needing to get into Billington Bay are advised to approach from an easterly direction at slow speed, with extra caution.
The following are charts associated with navigation on Oneida Lake:
14786 NYS Canal System, page E-16: http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e16.png
14788 Oneida Lake: http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14788.png
14788 (interactive viewer): http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/14788.shtml
Oneida Lake Assoc. Shoaling Map: http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/depths/oneidalakeshoals.pdf
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at: http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern
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