West Virginia Ordnance Works

Point Pleasant Daily Register
October 9, 1942

TNT Works River Area Restricted

Navigators are notified that the following restricted area has been established and is regularly patrolled by Coast Guard Patrol Boats. Any vessel, especially small craft, shall be subject to inspection when challenged by the personnel of a Coast Guard Patrol Boat in the area defined below:

West Virginia Ordnance Works: The restricted area extends from mile 255.9 to mile 261.3, and includes the area from the restricted area buoy line to the left bank. (Buoys are placed at mile 261.3, mile 260.7, mile 258.1, mile 257.0 and mile 255.9 and are placed from 200 feet to 500 feet from the left shore.)

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