Small boats sometimes anchor N and E of Fort Morgan in Navy Cove. Several piles and other obstructions are in this locality.
A marina on the N side of Mobile Point about 0.8 mile E of Fort Morgan provides berths with water and electricity, gasoline, diesel fuel, ice, a launching ramp, wet and dry storage, marine supplies, pump-out station and a 20-ton lift. The approach to the facility is marked by private daybeacons and was reported navigable by craft drawing 8 feet or less in 1982.
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Fort Morgan, an historic State shrine, is on Mobile Point on the E side of the entrance. The walls of this old brick pentagon-shaped fort are conspicuous when approaching the entrance. Mobile Point Light (30°13’42″N., 88°01’30″W.), 125 feet above the water, is shown from a skeleton tower. Mobile Point Range Rear Light is shown below and on the same structure as the light.
The concrete gun emplacements of later fortifications E of the old fort are also conspicuous.
Mobile Bay Channel extends from the lower anchorage off Fort Morgan through Mobile Bay to Mobile river. The federal project depth is 45 feet to and in a turning basin off Magazine Point at the head of Mobile Ship Channel.
Scheduled daytime ferry crossings are frequent between Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan. The ferries monitor VHF-FM channel 16.