Maker: Socony-Vacuum Oil / Rand McNally.
Antique pictorial nautical chart produced by Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, Inc. and General Drafting Co., c. 1940s. This double-sided folding chart shows the coast from Kennebunkport, Maine to Fall River, Massachusetts and Narragansett Bay, including Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Boston, Plymouth, Cape Ann, and Portsmouth. Includes navigational information such as storm signals, bouy meanings, international code, water depths, distances, and lighthouse and lightship locations. Descriptions of the major navigational areas for the beginning sailor fill the upper right. With colored illustrations of the lighthouses and lightships and uncolored illustrations of notable buildings and landmarks. Verso offers many charts showing general strength and direction of currents in various areas, as well as a close view of Boston Harbor, Buzzards Bay, Portsmouth Harbor, and Lake Winnipesaukee. Very good condition with folds as issued and some wear and toning along the folds. Measures approx. 38 x 25 inches to the paper edges.
Item Number: NAU375