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Scranton Creek Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-04-2007

Scranton Creek Anchorage
Statute Mile: 130
Lat/Lon: 35 30.548 North/076 28.086 West
Location: off the Pungo River’s southeastern shore, well south-southeast of flashing daybeacon #21
Minimum Depth: 8-foot depths, but numerous unmarked shoals must be bypassed to maintain these depths
Special Comment: GPS chartplotter needed to safely access this anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 34 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Excellent

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With 70′ LOA and 6+ draft, i cant’ get in such a creek but I did anchor just outside the creek (between the 11 and 10′ marks on the chart) and found good holding. Good protection from the SE winds that made me leave Bellhaven… Wakes and traffic from the ICW where not an issue (may 09). May want to add that as an alternative to the creek.

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