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      Waterway Anchorage
      Statute Mile: 693
      Lat/Lon: near 30 56.424 North/081 25.960 West
      Location: on the charted patch of deep water north and east of flashing daybeacon #37
      Minimum Depth: 7-feet
      Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
      Foul Weather Shelter: Poor; fair weather anchorage ONLY

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      Comments from Cruisers (1)

      1. Claiborne -  July 22, 2009 - 11:57 am

        Subject: Cumberland Island anchorage ICS SM 694
        Cruising News: Anchored on 8/17/08 in the waterway anchorage adjacent to Cumberland Island at FL G 37. Had a difficult time setting our hook (35 # delta) in 10 feet of water with 7:1 scope. Bottom very hard. Grounded briefly the next morning at low tide. Chart soundings are very liberal! We bounced like a cork with moderate west winds. I\’d suggest bypassing this anchorage for one of several within 5 miles further south.
        Chuck Taylor
        aboard S/V Music

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