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Abbot Point pilotage area

The Abbot Point pilotage area is the area of–
(a)  waters bounded by an imaginary line drawn–

  • starting at the high-water mark on the eastern shoreline of the mainland at longitude 147º 59.07' east
  • then due north to latitude 19º 47.91' south, longitude 147º 59.07' east
  • then due east to latitude 19º 47.91' south, longitude 148º 08.07' east
  • then in a south-easterly direction to the high-water mark at the northern tip of Gloucester Head on Gloucester Island
  • then in a southerly direction by the high-water mark along the western shoreline of Gloucester Island to the southern tip of the island
  • then to the high-water mark on the northern tip of Cape Gloucester on the mainland
  • then by the high-water mark along the shoreline of the mainland to the intersection of the high-water mark and the northern edge of the wharf at Bowen (latitude 20º 01.05' south, longitude 148º 14.91' east)
  • then 123º(T) by a straight line to the port entrance beacon to Bowen Boat Harbour (latitude 20º 01.34' south, longitude 148º 15.39' east)
  • then 106º(T) by a straight line to the high-water mark on the southern tip of Dalrymple Point
  • then along the shoreline of the mainland at the high-water mark to the starting point; and
(b) the navigable waters of rivers and creeks flowing, directly or indirectly, into the waters in paragraph (a).

Abbot Point pilotage/compulsory pilotage area chartlet.

Last updated
18 February 2016