San Carlos Bay (Florida)

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San Carlos Bay is a bay located southwest of Fort Myers, Florida, at the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River.[1] It connects to Pine Island Sound to the west and to Matlacha Pass to the north.[2]

The United States Navy seaplane tender USS San Carlos Bay, in commission from 1944 to 1947, was named for the bay.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships at http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/s4/san_carlos.htm; see ship namesake paragraph.
  2. ^ Map of Pine Island Sound Aquatic Preserve
  3. ^ Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships at http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/s4/san_carlos.htm; see ship namesake paragraph.

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Coordinates: 26°28′14″N 81°59′39″W / 26.47056°N 81.99417°W / 26.47056; -81.99417