Port of Charlestown
Port of Call
Here are the harbor characteristics, water depths, entrance restrictions, tug and pilotage requirements, lift and crane availability, supplies and services to assist you in planning your next port of call at Port of Charlestown
General Information
Latitude:   17° 8' 9" N   Publication:   147
Longitude:   62° 37' 53" W   Chart:   25601
First Port of Entry:   Yes   USA Representative:   No
ETA Message Required:   No   Medical Facilities:   Yes
Harbor Characteristics
Harbor Size:   Small   Harbor Type:   Open Roadstead
Shelter:   Fair   Turning Area:   Yes
Maximum Vessel Size:       Good Holding Ground:    
Entrance Restrictions
Tide:   No   Swell:   Yes
Ice:   No   Other:   Yes
Overhead Limit:   No  
Water Depth
Channel:   41 - 45 feet
12.5 - 13.7 meters
  Anchorage:   26 - 30 feet
7.1 - 9.1 meters
Cargo Pier:   26 - 30 feet
7.1 - 9.1 meters
  Oil Terminal:    
Mean Tide:   1 foot  
Compulsory:       Advisable:    
Available:       Local Assist:    
Assist:       Salvage:    
Pratique:   Yes   Deratt Cert:    
Telephone:   Yes   Telegraph:    
Radio:   Yes   Radio Tel:    
Air:   Yes   Rail:    
Loading & Unloading
Wharves:       Anchor:   Yes
Med Moor:       Beach:    
Lifts & Cranes
100+ Ton Lifts:       Fixed Cranes:    
50-100 Ton Lifts:       Mobile Cranes:    
25-49 Ton Lifts:       Floating Cranes:    
0-24 Ton Lifts:      
Port Services
Longshore:   Yes   Electrical:   Yes
Electrical Repair:   No   Navigation Equipment:   No
Steam:   No  
Provisions:   Yes   Water:   Yes
Fuel Oil:   Yes   Diesel Oil:   Yes
Deck:   No   Engine:   No
Repairs, Drydock, Railway & Other Services
Ship Repairs:       Drydock Size:    
Marine Railroad Size:       Garbage Disposal:   Yes
Degauss:       Dirty Ballast:   No
Port of call information is provided
by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
in its World Port Index
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