Safe Harbor (Stock Island)

Safe Harbor (Stock Island)

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Port
VHF canal 16
Ice
Water
Electricity
Fuel
Mechanical repair
Shipyard 60 T
Slip
WC

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Safe Harbor (Stock Island)
2010-02-22
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Joëlle
Safe Harbor (Stock Island)
2010-02-22
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Joëlle
Safe Harbor (Stock Island)
2010-02-22
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Joëlle
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Safe Harbor, 4 miles E of Key West, is a medium- draft harbor on the S side of Stock Island.
Conspicuous objects include the stack and tanks at a powerplant and desalination plant on the E side of the harbor, and a large red dry storage building at a marina on the SE end of Stock Island.
A privately dredged channel leads from Hawk Channel into the harbor.
Piers with dolphins on the E side of the harbor near the entrance are used by barges to unload petroleum products for the power and desalination plants.
Depths: 18 feet.

The piers on the E and W sides of the harbor are used by cold storage and seafood packing plants; numerous shrimp boats tie up alongside the finger piers.

Boatyard on the W side at the head of the harbor.

A privately dredged spur channel E of Safe Harbor leads to a large marina on the SE end of Stock Island. In
April 1982, a reported controlling depth of 18 feet was available to the facility.

Tel: 305-509-4072
Mail: ljohn@sprynet.com

2010/03/7
Update
Alain
Situé à 4 M à l'E de Key West, au S de Stock Island.

Un entassement de citernes, motopropulseur et une usine de dessalinisation se trouvent sur le côté E du port, ainsi qu'un grand bâtiment rouge de stockage à sec à l'extrémité SE.
Un canal privé mène de Hawk Channel au port.

Des piliers avec des pontons sur le côté E, à l'entrée du port, sont utilisés par les barges de déchargement de produits pour l'énergie et les usines de dessalement.
Profondeur: 6 m

Les piliers à l'E et l'W du port, sont utilisé par les entrepôts frigorifiques et les usines de conditionnement de poisson. De nombreux bateaux de pêche sont accostés aux appontements.

Chantier à l'W du port.

Un canal privé et balisé conduit à une grande marina à l'extrémité SE de l'île de Stock.

Tel: 305-509-4072
Mail: ljohn@sprynet.com

2010/03/7
Update
Alain
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