Port of Wrangell Facilities

Wrangell's port facilities and community marine related support include:

Two City operated boat harbors
Deep water dock for large vessel moorage (+/-800 feet)
Summer float for small boat tours, loading and unloading zone
Permanent Docks and slips for transient moorage
Airplane float
Boat launch
Grids and hoists
Barge ramp with associated upland storage
Deepwater dock and upland storage yard for barge unloading and offloading
Two Fuel docks
Power and water to moorage slips and transient float
Search and Rescue Squad
Oil response personnel and equipment
Floats and net racks
Private shipyard and boat construction and repair companies
State run airport facility: two Alaska Airline jet flights daily to Wrangell and air charter services available
State of Alaska Marine Highway Ferry service facility with mainline ferry access to other southeast Alaska and Bellingham, Washington ports.

SHOEMAKER BAY HARBOR

 

Shoemaker Bay Harbor is located approximately 5 miles from the downtown area and has 250 slips for small and large commercial fishing and recreational vessels. There are also tidal grids, an hydraulic hoist, a boat launch and work float located at the harbor. This harbor is part of a larger recreational complex with a park and shelter, tennis courts, playground, tent and RV camping area and trails. Power, water, waste oil collection and garbage collection is provided. (City of Wrangell)

Shoemaker Bay Boat Harbor, had a reported controlling depth of 15 feet (4.6 m) inJuly 1976. The entrance channel is marked by lights. The stallscan accommodate 230 small craft, ranging from 20 to 62 feet (6.1to 19 m) with a 10-foot (3.0 m) overhang. Metered electricity isavailable upon request, and fuel can be obtained in Wrangell. Amotel, restaurant and lounge, telephone service, and a large vehicleparking area are available in the immediate vicinity. (CP8)

Location: East side, Zimovia Strait, approximately 4 miles south of Wrangell.
Purpose: Mooring commercial vessels and recreational craft.
Owner: State of Alaska.
Operator: City of Wrangell.
Waterway: Zimovia Strait
Latitude (decimal): 56 25.0 N Longitude (decimal): 132 20.96W
Phone: 907-874-3736
Depth Alongside (feet): 15 | 15 | 15
Total Berthing Space (feet): - - -
Datum: MLLW
Remarks: Float 4 is 288- by 8-foot with 40-foot stalls; Float 5 is 304 by 8-foot, with 48- and 62-foot stalls.
Connecting float has 20-foot stalls on shore side. Two steel grids are located at northeast side of floats
a pile, steel-decked pier. Small Boat Harbor has berthing space for approximately 259 vessels.
Corps of Engnrs Alaska District

WRANGELL SMALL BOAT HARBOR

Wrangell Harbor (N56° 27.98' W132° 22.80') is located adjacent to the downtown area and has 230 slips for small and large vessels plus a transient moorage float and a deepdraft vessel float accommodating tugs. Tidal grids, hydraulic hoists, airplane float, two fuel docks, work float and net rack are also located within this harbor facility. Power, water, waste oil collection and garbage collection is provided at each float.

Reliance Harbor Float

Location: East side, Zimovia Strait, Wrangell Inner Harbor, south of Shakes Street trestle
extension, Wrangell.
Purpose: Mooring commercial vessels and recreational craft.
Latitude (decimal): 56 27.95 N Longitude (decimal): 132 22.9 W
Phone: 907-874-3736
Depth Alongside (feet):10 - 15
Total Berthing Space (feet): 674
Datum: MLLW
Remarks: Five float extensions are located on northeast side with stall floats; Small Boat Harbor has berthing
space for approximately 86 vessels. One timber, graduated grid, is located on westerly side of
pedestrian tim walkway to Shakes Island at rear. Harbormaster office is located at rear.
Corps of Engnrs Alaska District

WRANGELL INNER HARBOR

Inner Harbor Floats

Location: East side, Zimovia Strait, Wrangell Inner Harbor, east of Shakes Island, Wrangell.
Purpose: Mooring commercial vessels and recreational craft.
Latitude (decimal): 56 28.0 N
Longitude (decimal): 132 22.752 W
Phone: 907-874-3736
Depth Alongside (feet): 10
Total Berthing Space (feet):
Datum: MLLW
Remarks: Connecting float has three 17-foot stalls. Small Boat Harbor has berthing space for approximately 142
vessels.