Over Hill Sailing Club
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
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Re: US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts
Some of the data on South Seas charts comes from soundings taken LONG ago. I wonder if that might have been a factor. If they just transferred 1800s depth soundings into new looking ENCs, it could cause a false sense of security.
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