Environmental data related to the port of New York and its use by nuclear powered ships such as N.S. Savannah are summarized. N.S. Savannah operations are reviewed, followed by a site description, which includes: physical characteristics, geology, seismology, tidal hydraulics, climatology, population, water supply, industrial characteristics, agriculture, marine foods, and port environmental surveillance. Consequences of credible accidents are also considered. Proposed N.S. Savannah exposure criteria under emergency conditions are discussed in an appendix.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number MA-SR-6.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Atomic Energy Commission

    Washington, DC  United States  20235
  • Publication Date: 1962-5

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 57 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026565
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM