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Kent Amateur Radio Society - K3ARS:

Live Ship Movements - Maryland, USA

    Primary focus:
    Northern Chesapeake Bay, North of Taylor's Island [ N 38.28° W 76.24°] up to and thru the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.

    AIS receiving locations:
    Betterton Volunteer Fire Company: Betterton, MD [ N 39.43o W 76.1o]
    Gratitude Water Tower: Rock Hall, MD [ N 39.8° W 76.16°]

    Script courtesy of W. Curt Deegan. Internet access courtesy of BayBroadband .
    Data preparation: COAA ShipPlotter [share code 'lB']

Map
Welcome - the map below is reporting Ship detail and location as transmitted by their AIS (Automatic Identification System) transponder.

Here are some some suggestions on how to best use the map:

  • Use the browser scroll bars to center the map in your browser window, or click Map here or above.
  • Use the mouse pointer to move the map within the browser window by holding down the left mouse button and moving the pointer to reposition the map.
  • Use the controls in the upper left hand corner of the map to zoom in and out, or as another way to move the map.
  • Move the mouse pointer over a ship balloon icon to see the name of the ship.
  • Left click on a pointer balloon to see details about the ship.
  • For a complete description of the Automatic Indentification System (AIS), click on AIS
  • Ship details that show [Share code: lb] are being reported by this AIS receive site.
  • If ship movement stops, hit your browser "Refresh" button. There is a built in time out on the map.

Legend:
Pleasure/
Passenger

Tanker
 

Cargo
 

Other/
Unknown

Dive/
Fishing

Tug/
Towing

Pilot Boat/
Search&Rescue

Military/
Police

NavAid/
Special

Unused
 

Receiving
Station



Farthest Ship:



Disclaimer: The information contained herein is intended for entertainment purposes only.
No representation as to its accuracy is made or implied.
This information SHOULD NOT be used for navigational purposes.