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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 zooft x 1ooft. D. of water 5st less than at Liverpool. Used by vessels drawing 12 to 15st, 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° 1' 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 16 ft. D. HWST. 39ft; LWST. 16jst 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 31p. 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 entering or leaving the harb. Ships entering this harb, should not draw inore than 12ft. There is a gridiron 181st long x 3oft wide, also a slipway 450ft long. Cranes, sheds, &c.
Charges.--Harb, dues ad reg. ton.
Officials.--Man. S. E. Ry., Sir M. Fenton ; Harb. Mast. and
Situated on the Moray Firth. Dry at LW. THW. f. and c. uh 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.
Spalding. Auth. The River Welland Outfall Trustees. HW. f. and c. 7h om. D. ST. 12 to 15ft. LV. Vessels up to 16ost in length can swing.
Charges.-River Welland dues, same as for Spalding. Pilotage.-Clayhole, to or from, under 8ft 119 per foot, over Sít 2) per fool. Steam iugs from Boston, ballast and silt sree.
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 12lt. D. ST. 36ft ; NT. 30ft ; LST. 18ft. W. prev. SW. and SSE. Ry. Cornwall Minerals. Tr.-I. Timber, coal, and limestone ; E. China-clay, gunpowder,
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, wiodbound fd ton. Ballast 7d ton.
Pilotage.- District. From Looe, inclusive, to the Dodman. Rates. On vessels boarded within the Land off Looe, or the Dodman (which must be known by the Western land, called the Gray, being open of the Dodınan), into the harb. ol Fowey, Mevagissey Pier, Pentuan Basin, Charlestown Basin, or Looe: Vessels not exceeding 100 tons per register as foot, and 6d for every additional 50 tons. No pilotage to be charged for less than halsa 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 Fowey Harb., and afterwards removed to Lew Roads, and all vessels outwards removed from Lew Roads and anchored in Fowey Harb., pay 1/ soot extra, if drawing 14st of water, and 9d loot if drawing 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 38. 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 £6 6s, and proportionately for intermediate distances. All coasting vessels, excepting limestone barges, piloted into the harb, of Looe pay id ton, new registry, and the same outwards. All limestone barges piloted into the harb. pay 216 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."
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 15t, neaps 12ft. THW. f. and c. 5h 35m. A good anchorage.
Official.-W. B. Soady, Sec. to Comm. of Public Works, Dublin. FRASERBURGH Aberdeenshire. Lat. 57° 41' N ; _long.
2° D' 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 2,265st long, carried into 15lt depth LW. at end, and by a south break water in course of construction.
Width of Length of
Entrance. Quayage. HW. LW. Balaclava Tidal Harbour
3,900 ft 12 ft North Tidal Harbour South Tidal Harbour
1,907, 19, 8, There is a steam crane listing 30 tons. LV. 500 tons.
Charges.-Tonnage on vessels to or from foreign ports 8d, on coasting vessels 4d; windbound vessels, coasting, id ; foreign, 2d. Pilotage.£ s. d.
E s. d.
30 to 50 tons 50 ,
60 60 70 80 80
go 9o ,,100
Officials.-Clerk, Andrew Tarras; Harb. Master, George Nackay ; Harb. Treasurer and Coll., John 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.; 18st 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 12ft. 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 lace 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 Constable, E. Pearson.
long. 9° 5' 30" W. Pop. 14,8co. Auth. Harb. Commissioners under statutes 16 and 17 Viet." P. NC. THW. 4h 35m ; Sp. rise 16ft ; N. rise rift. D. in harb. ST. 18ft to zost; NT. 12.t to 14ft. 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 wet 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 poft 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 Hag's Head, and to the roadstead of Galway. The inner district extends from the roadstead to the clocks and quays. Rates. From a line drawn between Black Head and Spiddal to the roadstead, and vice versi : 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 vrsi. 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.W. Ry., J. E. Ward ; Coll. of H.M. Cust., J. Kearn.
GALTHORP, a wharf at Gainsborough.
12lt 6in. GARDENSTOWN, Banffshire. Near Troup Head. Lat. 57°
40' N ; long. 2° 20' W. Auth. Owner, Col. Francis Campbell, of Troup, under the Gardenstown Harbour Order, 1876. THW. f. and c. oh zom. Accn. Harbour is of triangular shape, with WS. and E. quays, length of quayage being 1,669ft. D. Dry at LW., utft HWST, and 9ft HWNT. W. prev. and most dang. N to NE. LV. 133 tons.
Charges.-3d per ton reg.
Hotel.-Garden Arms" Hotel.
W. THW. corresponds with time of Liver. pool. Auth. Harb. Committee, without Parliamentary powers. W. prev. S and SE. Accn. Tidal harbour, dry at LW., with i8ft HWST, and 10 to 12st HWNT. LV. 300 tons. Crane power to 5 tons. Covered sheds, passenger steamer to Liverpool weekly.
Charges.--1}d per ion reg. on vessels discharging or loading, Id per ton on vessels taking shelter. Dues on cargo landed : coal and lime id per ton, manures and feeding stuffs 3d, other goods from id to 118 per ton. Harb. boat 2 to 10/ according to tonnage.
Pilotage.-5/ to 10l.
long. 3° 10' W. There are no harb. works. Ships lie in the estuary of the River Spey, GARSTON DOĆKS, Lancashire. On the Upper_Mersey, 4
miles S. of the Liverpool S. Docks, and on the same side of the river. Auth. L. & N.WV. Ry. Co., under Co.npany's Acts of Parliament. The river is navigable for vessels up to 1,200 reg. ton. Ry. L. & N.W. Tr.-General I. and E., specially coals E. LV. Steamers of 1,995 reg. ton. and sailing vessels of 1,803 reg. ton. THW. f. and c. 12h om noon. Accn.:
Depth over Sill.
370 There is a gridiron 300ft long, situated so as to give vessels four hours clear between the tides for repairs; hydraulic capstans ; numerous cranes up to 40 tons' power ; patent machinery for weigh. ing cargoes ; special facilities for shipment of coal, including eight high-level coal.tips, capable of tipping 1,000 tons each per day; about 113 acres of storage accommodation for goods ; railway lines along docks and quays; more than 5,00oft lin. of quayage space.
Pilotage.- See Liverpool.
Charges.-Dock dues, old dock 3d ton, new dock, 2d ton.
Officials.-Gen. Man., L. & N. W. Ry., G. Findlay ; District Goods Man., E. Braide ; Dock Supt. C. R. Jones.
Hotels.-“ Garston” and “ Wellington.'
on the river Fleet, 3 miles above Wigtown Bay. Lat. 50° 46' N ; long. 4° 19' W. Auth. Owner, H. G. Murray Stewart, Esq., of Cally, Gatehouse. A dry harb. The Fleet is navigable for vessels of 80 tons.
Charges.-Harb. dues ad per ton.
W. There are 3 good anchorages on E. side, Gigulam Sound being the best. GILL, Westra Island, Orkneys. Lat. 59° 18' N ; long. 2° 58'
W. THW. f. and c. ioh iom. Auth. Orkney Harb. Commissioners, under Orkney Harbours Act, 1887. Accn. A harbour with a stone pier 30oft long, carried out to 2oft. HWST., and gft LWST. Crane pjwer to 3 tons.
Charges.--Harb. dues according to size ifd to 6d per ton.
Officials. — Clerk, Duncan J. Robertson, solicitor, Kirkwall ; Harb. Master, S. Hutcheon.
Hotel.—“Trenabie,” N. Goldberg.
at the mouth of the Girvan. Ry. G. & S. W. THW. f. and c. 1h 45m. Auth. Commissioners, under Provisional Orders, 1865, 1867, and 1881. Accn. Area about 15 acres. Quayage about 2, 100ft. D. on sill 1 to 3st LW., and 12lt HWST. Used by coasters and small steamers. Convenience for shipping coals.
Charges.-Same as Ayr.
Harb. Auth. D. LW., 13ft.
4° 15' 51" W. Pop. 730,000. Auth. Clyde Navi. gation Trustees. P.Č. THW. f. and c ih gm; OSp. rise ust zin; ON. rise oft 2in ; extreme R. of T. within the last two years 21st 4in ; duration of flood tide OST. 1880, 5h 44m ; duration of ebb tide OST. 1880, 6h 35m ; velocity of flood tide at Elderslie 5 miles from Glasgow Bridge OST. 1 statute miles, ļ tide ; velocity of ebb tide at Elderslie OST. Iš statute miles, 4 tide. D. on bar in the river channel varies from about 13st. in Glasgow Lower Harb. to 16ft at Port Glasgow OLWST. W. prev. are from SW., and together with NW. are the most dangerous. SW. winds generally cause high tides in the river, and E. winds and frost, low tides, often to the extent of several ft higher or lower than the preceding tide. Rys. Cal., City of Glasgow Joint (N. B. & G. & S.W.),
Glasgow and Paisley Joint (Cal. &G.&S.W.), G. & S.W., and N.B. Tr.-I. Grain flour, tiniber, sugar, sulphur, hides, ores, oil, seeds, beef, pork cheese, iron, &c. ; E. Cotton, linen, woollen and jute manufactures,