A summary of environmental data on York River, located in southeastern Virginia, under consideration as a site for the N.S. Savannah as an operating base during sea trials, is presented. Sea trials and waste disposal are briefly reviewed. Site characteristics studied include a physical description, population density, meteorological summary, water supplies, marine food resources, and agriculture. Disadvantages of this site were considered. This report considers the more significant consequences of the maximum credible accident as it affects the environment of this site.

  • 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-1.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1960-5

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 59 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026316
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 11 1973 12:00AM