33 CFR 334.370 - Chesapeake Bay, Lynnhaven Roads; danger zones, U.S. Naval Amphibious Base.

§ 334.370 Chesapeake Bay, Lynnhaven Roads; danger zones, U.S. Naval Amphibious Base.

(a)Underwater demolitions area (prohibited) -

(1)The area. A portion of the restricted area for Navy amphibious training operations described in Sec. 334.310 along the south shore of the Chesapeake Bay, bounded as follows: Beginning at a point at the mean high water line, latitude 36°55′26.5″, longitude 76°08′43″; thence 700 yards to latitude 36°55′48″, longitude 76°98′38″; thence 500 yards to latitude 36°55′46″, longitude 76°08′57″; thence 500 yards to latitude 36°55′37″, longitude 76°09′02″; thence 100 yards to latitude 36°55′36″, longitude 76°08′57″; thence 200 yards to the mean high water line at latitude 36°55′39.5″, longitude 76°08′59″; thence 400 yards along the mean high water line to the point of beginning. The area will be marked by range poles set on shore of the prolongation of the lines forming the eastern and western boundaries.

(2)The regulations. Persons or vessels, other than those vessels owned and operated by the United States, shall not enter the prohibited area at any time unless authorized to do so by the enforcing agency.

(b)Small-arms firing range -

(1)The Area. Beginning at a point on the shore line at latitude 36°55′27″, longitude 76°08′38″; thence to latitude 36°55′50″, longitude 76°08′37″; thence to latitude 36°57′11″, longitude 76°08′11″; thence to latitude 36°56′53″, longitude 76°07′18″; thence to latitude 36°55′39″, longitude 76°07′46″; thence to latitude 36°55′22″, longitude 76°08′17″; thence along the shore line to the point of beginning.

(2)The regulations.

(i) Passage of vessels through the area will not be prohibited at any time, nor will commercial fishermen be prohibited from working fish nets within the area. No loitering or anchoring for other purposes will be permitted.

(ii) A large red warning flag will be flown on shore during periods when firing is in progress. Observers will be on duty and firing will be suspended for the passage of vessels and for the placing and maintenance of fish nets within the area.

(c) This section shall be enforced by the Commanding Officer, U.S. Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, Norfolk, Virginia.

[ 19 FR 1246, Mar. 5, 1954, as amended at 28 FR 225, Jan. 9, 1963. Redesignated at 50 FR 42696, Oct. 22, 1985, and amended at 57 FR 40613, Sept. 4, 1992; 62 FR 17553, Apr. 10, 1997]

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