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iron, copper, machinery, chemicals, coal, &c. LV. entering the Clyde 2zit dít. Glasgow is the chief port, and first commercial manufacturing city of Scotlaod. Its manufactures are unequalled for variety by any town of the United Kingdom, excepting London ; it is the largest shipbuilding port in the world. Accn. The property of the Clyde Trustees is as follows:-Total length of quayage of harbs. and docks 10,624 lin. yds ; area of water space 153 acres ; area of quays, roads, sheds, &c., 73} acres; area of sheds 27 acres ; area of timber yards, 17 acres ; total area of lands, including quays, roads, yards, works, and properties belonging to the Trustees, but excluding all water space, about 230 acres. Kingston dock, a tidal basin, 53 acres of water area, entrance, 6oft wide, general depth, 23 to 24ft at HWOST., total length of quayage, 830 yds ; quay space covers about 31 acres, and is provided with goods sheds, portable steam cranes, and railway connections; the entrance is spanned by a swing bridge, opened and shut by steam power. Queen's Dyck, a tidal basin or dock, having an outer basin i, onoft long by 695ft at the widest part, a north basin, 1,866ft long by 270ft wide, and a south basin, 1,647ft long by 23oft wide, with a quay between, 19;st broad ; entrance roost wide ; total water area 337 acres; general depth from 27 to 3oft at HW.; quay space, about 274 acres ; total length of quayage, 3, 334yds. The north quay is reserved for coal and mineral traffic, and is provided with four 19-ton hydraulic cranes, two 35cwt. portable hydraulic cranes, and two 3-ton and two 5-ton portable steam cranes. The quay is provided with lines of rails in connection with the N.B. and Cal. Rys., and there are 21 hydraulic capstans for working the wagons at the cranes. The west quay is provided with a 30-cwt. portable hydraulic crane, and the centre quay with a 15-ton steam crane; the south and centre quays have goods sheds 6ost wide, and include several enclosed portions for transit purposes, searchers' offices, &c., the whole covering an area of nearly 7 acres; the dock entrance is spanned by a swing bridge worked by hydraulic power ; it connects the north-west and south quays, and carries road and railway traffic, the lines of rails extending all round the docks. The hydraulic power is provided by two pumping engines, one of 75 and one of 100-horse power, supplied by steam from four boilers and an accumulator, giving a pressure of 700lb per square inch in the mains. There are a customs, watch-house, dock master's and superintendent's offices, &c., and several 30-ton weighing machines for cart and wagon traffic are also erected on the quays; the quays and sheds are lighted with gas, and a water main is laid along the breast of the quays for water supply to vessels, and for fire extinguishing purposes. The area of water-space in Glasgow Upper Harb., opposite ihe quay, which is only on one side, and 505yds long, is about 14 acres, ihe depth near to the face of the quay being from 15 to 17st at HW. The Lower Harb. has a water area of about 100 acres opposite the quays, and a depth of 24 to 27ft at HWOST. The total length of quajs is 5,955yds. During the last 20 years the quays and wharves of the Lower Harb. have been extended down the river a distance of 1,512yds on the north side, and 525šyds on the south side. The quay space, amounting to about 391 acres, is provided with goods' sheds, lines of rail in connection with the Cal and N.B. Rys., a 60-ton and a 75-ton steam crane, two 75-ton weighing machines, several 30-ton, 20-ton and 15-ton weighing machines for cart and railway traffic.

The quays and roadways are causewayed, lighted with gas, and are provided with water supply for vessels, water troughs, drinking fountains, closet ranges, protection fencing, waiting-rooms at passenger wharves, and ferry landings ; numerous warehouses, &c. Several canals connected with the port. Graving Docks, &c.


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Cessnock Dock, in course of construction, will have an area of 38} acres, and quayage of 3,786 lin. yds frontage.

Charges.--River rates, Rates on vessels crossing from the Forth and Cart Junction Canal to the river Cart 6d and 9d. Rates for swinging buoys id reg. ton. River and harb, rates, in or out id per ion for coast wise vessels, and 4d per ton for foreign. Rates or use of planks 1/ per week, and rhones 1/ per week and id for every wagon loaded. Rates on animals and carriages shipped or unshipped in river or at harb. vary from id to 1/6. Rates on goods 3d to 21.

Pilotage.- District. Between Glasgow and Greer.ock. The pilots licensed by the board consist of two classes, viz :- River pilo's licensed to pilot vessels between Glasgow and Greenock, and deep-sea pilots licensed to pilot vessels between Greenock and the Island of Little Cumbrae, including vessels proceeding outwards from Port Glasgow or inwards to Port Glasgow. In the case of steamers making trial trips to adjust their compasses or for other such casual purposes, the owners, or persons in charge of such steamers, are entitled to take either river pilots, or, when going from Port Glasgow or Greenock, deep-sea pilots, in their op!ion. Rates. From Greenock, or off Greenock, or the Tail of the Bank, to Glasgow ; or from Glasgow to Greenock, or off Greenock, or the Tail of the Bank, including the unmooring of the ship, for all vessels under soft dft. 1/6; vessels with roft dft. and under 12ft 2/; vessels with 12ft dft. and not exceeding 15ft 2/6. All vessels exceeding 15ft. dít. 3' foot. Vessels to and from Bowling Bay or Dumbarton are charged at two-thirds of these rates ; and vessels from Renfrew or Dalmuir to Greenock or Port Glasgow, or from these two ports to Dalmuir or Renfrew, are charged the same rates as from Glasgow. Odd inches are charged in proportion. From Glasgow to Renfrew and vice versâ 5!. From any place betwixt the Cumbrae and Cloch Lights to Greenock or Port Glasgow, including mooring the ship or waiting the tide, id ton. From a line drawn between the cloch light and Dunoon pier to Port Glasgow, or to any intermediate place 4d ton. The same for like distances outwards. Fractional tonnage charged in proportion. From Grcenock, or off Greenock, to Garelochhead, and vice versa, including detention in swinging the vessel d ton, but no pilot is obliged to pilot a vessel to

the Garelochhead and back for a less sum than 13/ each way. For every day the pilot is kept on board after the compasses are adjusted he is entitled to charge 7/6. For piloting vessels up or down the Leven, to or from Dumbarton, the pilots are not entitled to charge more than 4/ in addition to the rate for piloting such vessels on the Clyde, and 4/ for each additional tide he may be detained after the first. Any pilot, whether deep-sea or river, who may be detained at the request of the owner or person in ch irge of the vessel, after his duties as pilot have been completed, in addition to receiving his provisions, is to be paid 7/6 per day, and so in proportion for any lesser period. No differential rates are recoverable in respect of foreign vessels. Shifting vessels in hub, under 500 tons 7 6; 500 tons and upwards 10%. All vessels to ani from Renfrew, Paisley Water, and Dalmuir, are charged the same as a shist, but if required to go more than once for the same vessel, he pilot to be paid for expenses every time after the first 2/6 ; attending launch 15/; an! per tide detention 5. Bowling and Dumbar on the same rates as io and from Greenock. Leven Pilotage. --All vessels under 100 tons reg: 5/; all vessels over 100 tons and under 500, 7/6 ; all vessels of 500 tons and upwards io/ ; and per tide detention 5. Steam vessels, when in the river, to remain as they are. All vessels towed to be allowed one-fifth of the full rates. Trial trips. - All vessels from 500 to 1,000 tons reg., per ton reg. 1 d, and for every additional 100 tons 5/, anl for de. iention over 24 hours, per day 7/6. Gareloch Rate to remain as it is, but when a pilot is kept on board after compasses are adjusted he is entitled to 7/6 per day. Vessels under soo tons reg. going on a trial trip £3. Detention money is charged only aíter the actual commencemeni of the service for which the pilot is engaged.

Towage.-Shifting Vessels. In harb. or towing to or from slip 20'; to or from Paruck slip or docks 30/ ; in harb. or to slip under 1,000 reg. tons net 30/'; in harb. or to slip above 1,000 tons and under 2,000 40/; in harb, or to slip above 2,000 and under 3,000, 60/ each tug; larger in proportion. In Port Glasgow 40/

Vessels for Glasgow towed from sea to Greenock or Pori Glasgow, and stopping there to discharge cargo 1/ ion to Glasgow; or, at the option of the owner, the rate from s-a and river towage, according to the light draught. River rates, reg. ton :

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Officials. - Sec. to Clyde Trustees, T. R. Mackenzie ; Dock and Harb. Master, Capt. R. White; Coll. of II.M. Cust., J. Scott; Lloyd's Surv., W. T. Mumford, S. Lapthorne, and J. Purdie.

The River Clyde, beyond Port Glasgow, is under the jurisdiction of the Clyde Lighthouse Trust.

GLASGOW PORT.-See Port Glasgow.
GLASSON DOCK.-See Lancaster.
GLENARM, Co. Antrim, Ireland. Lat. 54° 57' N; long.

5° 57' W. Nearest Ry. Station, Larne. Auth. The Eglinton Chemical Co., Ld., of Glasgow. Pier 220st long. D. 14ft to 19st at HWOT. Area of harb. 7 acres. No dues, Berthage z6oft on N. side and 2611t on W. side. Used by Eglinton vessels only, except by permission of the official, Walter Jameson. There is a jetty with goft frontage belonging to the Antrim Iron Ore Co., D. 16 to 181t. HWOT. Official for Jetty, F. Gendal). Most dangerous winds N., but harb. is well proiected, except that vessels cannot lie alongside jetty with wind NW.or round by N. & E. to SE. The trade of the port amounts

to 150,000 tons per year. No Dues.-Used by ve-sels shipping lime. Official.-Gen. Man., W. Donald. Hotel." Antrim Arms,” Glenarm. GLENCAPLE.--See Dumfries. GLENGARIFF HARBOUR, Co. Cork, Irelani'. Lat. 51°

45' N ; long. 9° 34' W. Harb. will accommodate vessels drawing up to 25ft. THW. f. and c. 4h om. GLOUCESTER.-See Sharpness. GOOLE, Yorkshire. On the right bank of the Ouse, 27 miles

above Hull ; most inland port on E. coast. Lat. 53° 40' N; long. 0° 52' W. Pop. 15,000. Auth. Aire and Calder Nav. (which extends to the principal inland towns of Yorkshire and Lancashire and the coalfields), under statutes i Geo. IV., c. 39, and 9 Geo. IV, c. 98. P.C. THW. 7h 26m ; Sp. rise 141t ; R. of N. ioft

. Vessels of 17st to 1811t dst. frequent the port at ST., and those of 13ft to 15ft at NT. Rys. L. & Y. and N.E. Tr.-1. Timber, dyewood, grain, seed, olive oil, hemp, fax, iron, fruit, sugar, dis; E. Coal, stone, machinery, earthenware, cotton and manufactured goods. LV. Carl Hindric, 1,067 reg. ton. Accn. Name.

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570 440 1,740 There is also a dry dock and a patent slipway, 18oft long, with lifting power of 200 tons. A canal or dock for inland craft is provided, measuring 300ft x 151ft with a water area of one acre. Length of quayage 750ft. There are also timber ponds, of one, two, and three acres respectively. Spacious sheds. Direct inland navigation with Midland districts. Extensive bonding warehouses and cellarage.

Charges.-Duck dues 2d to 9d ; vessels under 50 tons 5/ each. No dues on vessels coming or going through the Aire and Calder Nav. Harb. dues. Usual Humber dues, viz.-Whitton light dues 4d for every complete 10 tons of reg. ton. Buoyage, under 30 tons, 2/6, and 6d for every complete 10 tons additional reg. ton. Anchorage from 1/ from 20 to 44 tons, to 2/6 for 200 tons and upwards. Ouse improvement tolls id reg. ton.

Pilotage.-District. Into and out of the Port of Goole, and upon any part of the Humber between the said port and a certain part of Hull Roads. Rates per foot. For all ships and vessels, laden or light, piloted inwards from Hull Roads in the Humber, or from any part of the river above Hull Roads ; or outwards from Goole, or upon any part of the Humber below Goole to Hull Roads as fol. lows :- Vessels of not less than rost draught, 1/9 per foot; of soft draught and upwards, 2). For all ships and vessels, laden or light, piloted from Hull or from Hull Roads to any place below Oysterness or Ferriby Sluice, in the river 1/, and so in proportion for half a foot. For all ships and vessels, laden or light, piloted from Oysterness or Ferriby Sluice to Hull oi to Hull Roads 1/6, and so in proportion for half a foot. All ships and vessels piloted from or to Oysterness or Ferriby Sluice pay, in addition to the above rates, the sum of 5) per day for the detention of any pilot on board. Ships and vessels not drawing so much as éft deemed and considered as drawing 6st and pay accordingly. NOTE. fractional part of a foot, being not less than half a foot, a proportional rate.

Towage.—[Iull to Goole : Loaded vessels 6d; light vessels 4d reg. ton each way. Through Goole Reach : vessels drawing above gst, 10/; vessels drawing 7ft and under gst, 7/6; smaller vessels 5). Other distances as per agreement.

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