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Charges.-Harb. dues, loaded vessels above 10 reg. tons 5d ton in wards and outwards ; under 10 tons 3d ton. Coals 6d ton. No ducs on other cargoes.

Towage. Loaded 3}d, light 2}d ton. Minimum 131.
Officials.-Harb. Master, T. M. Attwater.
FELIXTOWE (see Harwich). Entrance 140ft wide. Length

of South Quay about 600ft. Several steam cranes.
FELLING.---See Newca-ile-on-Tyne.
FETHARD, Co. Wexford. Lat. 52° 5' N ; long. 6° 50' W. A

fishing village near the mouth of the river Suir. FINDHORN, Elgin, Scotland. 3 miles N. of Forres. Lat.

57° 40' N; long. 3° 55' W. D. HWST. 12ft. Herring fishery and small trade in corn. D. Dry at LW. THW. f. and c. uh 59m.

Official.-Harb. Master, G. Ross.
FINDOCHTY, Banffshire, Scotland. Lat. 57° 42' N ; long.

2° 55' W. Dry at LW. The fishermen of this place having subscribed £3,000 towards the formation of a harb., the Fishery Board have supplemented this amount, and constructed Harb. Works. THW. f. and c. oh 25m. D. at HWST. 12ft. Neaps gst.

Charges.-30 per ton reg.
Official.-Harb. Master, J. Heard.
FISHERROW.-See Musselborough.
FISHGUARD, Pembrokeshire. Lat. 51° 55' N ; long. 4° 57' W.

No harb. authority. Nearest Ry., Haversord West, on G. W.R. Pop. about 1,700. THW. f. and c. 6h 56m. A lifeboat station. Invaded by the French in 1797, who landed and were taken prisoners by the inhabitants the same day. D. HWST 15ft, and HWNT 8ft at pier head. LWST. all dry, and LWNT. 3st at pier head. Quays gooft. Steamer to Bristol every 14 day.

Charges.-3d per ton ; culm and limestone id; vessels windbound 14d per ton ; ballast 6d per ton.

Official.-Harb. Master, W. G. Evans, Lifeboat Station. FLADDA or PHLADDA HARBOUR, Isle of Skye.

Lat. 57° 34' N; long. 5° 57' W. A safe anchorage in 10 to 4 fms.

FLEET BAY, Wigtonshire. Lat. 54° 48' N ; long. 4° 15' W. Ilarb. has D. 14ft HWST. THW. f. and c. 11h zom. FLEETWOOD, Lancashire. On the river Wyre, near its en

trance into Lancaster Bay. Lat. 53° 55' N ; long. 3° 0' 20" W. Pop. 6,733. Auth, L. & Y. Ry. Co. and L. & N.W. Ry. Quintly the P. & W. Ry. Co.), under Statute 12 and 13 Vict., c. 74. P. NC. THW. uh 24m ; Sp. rise 27ft ; N. rise 20.jst. D. on bar 35.3ft at HWOST.; 28! HWONT. Rys. P. & W. (L. & N. W. and L. & Y.). Tr.-1. Grain, cotton, timber, iron ore, esparto fibre, fish, caitle, &c. ; E. Coal, coke, and general merchandise. LV. Holt Hill, 2,441 tons reg. En. to docks is through a channel with a depth of 25ft OST. Entrance lock 250ft long, soft wide, depth on sill 25ft OST., 18ft ONT. Dock 1,oooft long, 400ft wide; area 10 acres. Timber yard area 15 acres. Quayage space about 5,500ft. Total shed area 158,000 sq yds.

One 50 ton, three 6 ton, three 4 ton, six 2 ton cranes ; three coal tips. Goods warehouses, cattle she is, &c. Patent grain elevator, 300ft long by goft wide and 140ft high. Storage capacity 30,000 tons, and every accommodation for shipping. Patent lifting dock. New gridiroi 310ft by 50ft. D. HWST. 15ft. IIWNT. Sh 6m. Sheltered from all winds and run of tides.

Charges.-Harb. cues, foreign 3d ton voyage, Wyre light dues 3d ion voyage. Coasting id ton voyage, Wyre light dues id ton each voyage for three voyages ; Walney light dues 3d ton per year. Dock rates from idd to jod. Charges for labour. Passenger tolls. Wharfage. Providing boats 10/.

Pilotage.-District. From sea (that is, Morecambe Bay Light. ship) into and out of the harb. and along the coast from Formby Point to Haverigg Point of Dudden. Rates on vessels employed in the oversea trade :

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On vessels employed in the coasting trade one-half of these rates. Additional rate, for intermediate portions of a foot dst., as follows, viz. :-For 3 inches and under, no addition ; for more than 3 inches and under 9 inches, the medium between the two rates ; lor 9 inches and upwards, the rate for the next foot. For transporting ships from one berth to another within the harb. 10/6. If a master retain ur employ a pilot whilst at anchor, the lay days to be 7/6 per day. All coasting steam vessels making more ihan one voyage per week pay half these rates.

Towage.-Coasting vessels to and from harb, to Screw Light 3d ton, minimum £2 25. Foreign vessels, Fleetwood harb. to and from Danger Patch 3d ton, minimum 3-3 35. ; Fleetwood harb. to and from Screw Light £3 35. Beyond Danger Patch Buoy, or beyond North-west Buoy at rate of 13 35 hour. Towing from sea and docking same tide 3d ton. Assisting to dock ship towed by other than harb. tug ild ton.

Officials.--Sec. and Harb. Master, Thomas H. Carr; Marine Supt., Capt. Jackson ; Dock Agent, J. N. Clarkson. FLINT DOCK, Flintshire, Wales (see Chester). Lat. 53° 15' N;

long. 3° 9' W. Situated on the estuary of the Dee. Ry. L. & N.W. Auth. Owners, Messrs. Muspratt Bros. & Huntley, Ld., of Flint. Accn. The dock is the outfall of a brook trained into shape by being piled on either side. Area 300ft x 1ooft. D. of water s t less than at Liverpool. Used by vessels drawing 12 to 1511, entering at HW.

Charges. By arrangement. Appliances for unloading 300 tons per day.

Hotels.—“Ship," "Royal Oak," “Swan,” and “ Cross Foxes." FOLKESTONE, Kent. Seaport. Lat. 51° 4' 40" N ; long.

1° 11' 35" E. Pop. 18,816. Auth. S. E. Ry., under their Act of Parliament, 6 and 7 Vict., c. 51. P. NC. THW. f. and c. uh 7m; Sp. rise 2oft ; N. rise 163ft. D. HWST. 39ft; LWST. 163st at se. end of the pier. At pier heads ST. 19 to 21st; NT. 10 to 14ft. There is no bar at the entrance to the harb. The harb, is dry at LW. W. prev.

and most dangerous from S. to SW. Ry. S.E. Tr.-A large general Import and Export trade. LV. 342 tons, and the Co.'s ss. of 359 tons. The total area of existing harbs. (inner and outer) is 12a 3.p. The total quay space of inner and outer harbs. is 405yds lin.

The Company's passenger and goods steamers running the services between Folkestone and Boulogne, use the new pier for landing and embarking purposes, when there is not sufficient water to permit of the boats eniering or leaving the harb. Ships entering this harb. should not draw inore than 12ft. There is a gridiron 18ift long x 3ost wide, also a slipway 45oft long. Cranes, sheds, &c.

Charges.-Harb. dues 2d reg. ton.
Pilotage.-See London District.
Towage.-10/to 20/, according to size of vessel.

Officials.---Man. S. E. Ry., Sir M. Fenton ; Harb. Mast. and
Supt., Capt. Boxer.
FORTROSE, Rosshire. Int. 57° 30' N ; long. 4° 10' W.
Situated on the Moray Firth.

Dry at LW. THW. f. and c. i1h 46m. FORT WILLIAM, Inverness. S.end of Loch Linne. Nearest

Ry. Station, Kingussie, on the Highlands & Sutherland Ry. Auth. Owner, Mrs. Cameron Campbell, of Monzie. Accn. A pier about 18ost long. LV. 99 tons.

FOSDYKE.- See Spalding.
FOSDYKE BRIDGE, on the River Welland, 8 miles below

Spalding. Auth. The River Welland Outfall Trustees. HW. f. and c. 7h om. D. ST. 12 to 151t. LV. Vessels up to 16ost in length can swing.

Charges.--River Welland dues, same as for Spalding. Pilotage.---Clayhole, to or from, under 8ft 1/9 per foot, over Sít 2/ per foot. Steam iugs from Boston, ballast and silt free.

Officials.-Clerks, Messrs. Bonner & Calthrop, solicitors, Spalding ; Harb. Master, John Kingston. FOWEY, Cornwall. About midway between Falmouth and

Plymouth. Lat. 50° 21' Ñ; long. 4° 38' W. Pop. 1,800. Auth. Harb. Commissioners. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 5h 14m ; Sp. rise 171t; N. rise 12st. D. ST. 36ft ; NT. 30ft ; LST. 18st. W. prev. SW. and SSE. Ry. Cornwall Minerals. Tr.-I. Timber, coal, and limestone ; E. China-clay, gunpowder,

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ironstone, &c. LV. 3,000 tons. The harb. is perfectly safe at all times of tide. There are railway jetties for shipping china clay, and three jetties with hydraulic tips and cranes.

Charges.-Harb. dues, discharging or loading id reg. ton, windbound tu ton. Ballast 7d ton.

Pilotage.--District. From Looe, inclusive, to the Dodiman. Rates. On vessels boarded within the Land off Looe, or the Dodman (which must be known by the Western lan), called the Gray, being open of the Dodian), into the harb. of Fowey, Meragissey Pier, Pentuan Basin, Charlestown Basin, or Looe: Vessels not exceeding 100 tons por register 2s foot, and 6d for every additional 50 tons. No pilotage to be charged for less than half a foot. On vessels boarded without the limits above defined 1/ foot, in addition to the foregoing rates, is chargeable. The pilotage outwards, from any of the said harbs. to sea, is two-thirds of the aforegoing, according to the vessel's then dít. of water. All vessels which anchor on their arrival, either in Mevagissey Bay, or the Sands of Fowey, pay one-half of these rates. All vessels, inwards, anchoring in Fo'wey Harb., and afterwards removed to Lew Roads, and ali vessels outwards removed from Lew Roads and anchored in Fowey Harb)., pay 1/ soot extra, if drawing 14st of water, and oil foot if draiving less than 14ft. Vessels removed from one of the abovenamed harbs, to another, pay the same pilotage as if boarded within the headlands coming in from sea. A pilot taken on board at sea, is entitled to the following additional rate of pay :If at three leagues without a line drawn from the Looe to the Dodman 23 35. If at six leagues without a line drawn from the Looe to the Dodman £4 4s. If at ten leagues without a line drawn from the Looe to the Dodman 4,6 6s, and proportionately for intermediate distances. All coasting vessels, excepting limestone barges, piloted into the harb. of Love pay id ton, new registry, and the same outwards. All limestone barges piloted into the harb. pay 26 each and the same outwards. Charge for use of boats and warps 5/ vessel.

Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials.-Harb. Master, W. H. Harman; Supt. H. M. Customs, H. Hicks; Lloyd's Agents, Lowry & Davis.

Hotel.-" The Harbour."
FOYNES, Co. Kerry. On the Shannon below Limerick. Lat.

52° 36' N ; long 9° 5' W. Auth. Trustees, Lord Monteagle of Mount Trenchard, Foynes. Chairman. Accn. Area about 3 acres. LV. 300 tons. D. Dry at LW. Springs rise 15}lt, neaps 12ft. THW. f. and c. 5h 35m. A good anchorage.

Oficial.-W. B. Soady, Sec. to Comm. of Public Works, Dublin. FRASERBURGH Aberdeenshire. Lat. 57° 41' N; _long.

2° O' W. Ry. G.N. of Scotland. THW. f. and c. oh 40m. Auth, Commissioners under Fraserb.rgh Harbour Act, 1878, and Harbour Order, 1884. Harbour is protected by the Balaclava Breakwater and Pier 2,26511 long, carried into 1510 depth LW. at end, and by a south breakwater in course of construction.

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Officials.-Clerk, Andrew Tarras; Harb. Master, George Nackay; Harb. Treasurer and Coll., lohn Cranna, jun. FREMINGTON QUAY, Devonshire. Auth. L. and S. W.

Ry. Co. Accn. Tidal harb. about gooft long, with quayage about 1.25oft. D. Dry LW.; 18ft HWST. Used by small vessels of about 100 tons discharging coals from S. Wales. Cranes list from 2 to 10 tons.

Official.-F. J. Macaulay, Waterloo Station, S. W. Ry., London. FRENCH PORT, Co. Mayo. Lat. 54° 15' N ; long. 10° 3'

W. An anchorage for vessels drawing 12st. FROSCAVEG BAY, I. of Skye. Lat. 57° 23' N ; long. 6°

26' W. A small pier harb., dry at LW. GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire. An inland port situated on

the Trent. Lat. 53° 24' N ; long. oo 45' W. Ry. G.N. Steamers ply between this place and Ilull, and it is in communication with many inland towns by means of canals. No harb., but vessels lie in the river. A wharf at Galthorp.

Official.-Burgess Coustable, E. Pearson.
GALWAY, Co. Galway. On the Corrib. Lat. 53° 18' N;

long. 9° 5' 30" W. Pop. 14,8co. Auth. Harb. Commissioners under statutes 16 and 17 Vict. P. NC. THW. 4h 35m ; Sp. rise 16ft ; N. rise rift. D. in harb. ST. 18ft to zost; NT. 12.t to 1417. W. prev. W. and SW. Ry. M.G.W. Tr. General. LV. using the harb. are steam vessels, including H.M. gunboats, and all classes of sailing vessels. The largest ves: el can enter the roadstead and lie there at anchor in safety. There are two net docks with an area of 9 acres, which will accommodate vessels of 16ft dit. ; these can enter at OST. There is also a pier about 115ft long, with a depth of post at OST.

Charges. Dues for roadstead 6d ton, new dock 8d ton. Pilotage.--District. The Port of Galway is divided into two pilotage districts, one called the Outer, and the other the Inner. The outer cist ict extends from a line from Gulin Head, to the western point of the Arran Islands, and from thence to Hæg's Head, and to the roadstead of Galway. The inner district extends from the roadstead to the docks and quays. Rates. From a line drawn between Black Head and Spiddal to the roadstead, and vice versei : 50 tons and under 75 tons 12/6, and 2/6 additional for every 25 tons. Hall the above rate payable from the roadstead to the docks, and vice virsi. A vessel taking a pilot at or outside Arran to the Black Head Line, or from Black Head Line to Arran Islands, by either Sound, pays 2/6 for every 2; tons reg., in addition to these rates.

Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials.-Sec. to Harb. Commrs , R. Stephens ; Harb. Master, L. Moore ; Manager M.G.M. Ry., J. E. Ward ; Coll. of H.M. Cusi., J. Kearn.

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