Admiralty charts of Jamaica

By Various authors, 1815 

Admiralty charts of Jamaica Port Antonio, Jamaica; Martha Brae, Jamaica; A Survey of Morant Keys; Montego Bay, Jamaica; The Anchorage at Blewfields, Jamaica; Green Island Harbour in the Northwest Angle of Jamaica; The Anchorage at Savanna la Mer Jamaica; The Anchorage at Morant Bay in Jamaica, and the Coast from Belvidere Point to Fisherman’s Bay; Mosquito Cove on the North Side of Jamaica; St. Anns Bay Jamaica; St. Lucea Harbour; The Island of Navassa; between St. Domingo and Jamaica; The Anchoring Places at Old Harbour, Long’s Wharf, Salt River, Peake Bay and Walker’s Bay; Plan of Port Morant.

America Caribbean
  • Author: Various authors
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty
  • Publication date: 1815–1831
  • Physical description: Engraved charts.
  • Inventory reference: 11674

Notes

Collection of rare Admiralty charts of Jamaica.

The survey of the island was carried out by John Leard and Stephen Seymour of the Royal Navy.

John Walker, founding member of the Royal Geographic Society, was a leading mapmaker and engraver working in London in the first half of the nineteenth century. He is known to have produced numerous charts for James Horsburgh and the Admiralty.