Oyster Bay (inlet)

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Oyster Bay, also known as Oyster Bay Harbor, is an inlet of Long Island Sound on the north shore of Long Island in New York in the United States.[1]

The bay lies in Nassau County. The hamlet of Oyster Bay within the Town of Oyster Bay is on its shore.[2]

The United States Navy motor torpedo boat tender USS Oyster Bay, in commission from 1943 to 1946, was named for Oyster Bay.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Merriam Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition, p. 886.
  2. ^ Merriam Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition, p. 886

References[edit]

  • This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here. (See ship namesake paragraph.)
  • Merriam Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 1997. ISBN 0-87779-546-0.

Coordinates: 40°54′04″N 73°32′09″W / 40.901155°N 73.535743°W / 40.901155; -73.535743