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mark, by steamers of the United S.S. Co. of Copenhagen. Railway trucks run alongside berths. Berthage space for seven steamers, well fitted with hydraulic cranes, .capstans, and machinery of the most approved modern type. Extensive warehouse and cattle acen. The quay, &c., is lighted by electric light. Large hote! on quay. There is a patent slip (Vaux's) 140st long, 35ft wide, with 12it at OST, and gst at NT. At the entrance of the harb., just opposite Harwich, is the Felixstowe dock with a depth of 23st at LW. Loading and discharging are done by steam cranes of from it to 6 tons. No dock dues beyond the Harwich harb. dues.

Charges.—Harb. dues Id per ton, on all steamers and vessels (but vessels making 10 payments, and steamers making 20 payments per annum are afterwards exempt) and on all other vessels, and cargo vessels, not being steamers in ballast jd per ton. Quay dues.

Pilotage.--District. To and from the Wallet, Hoseley Bay, or the Sunk Light, into and out of Harwich Harb., and up the river Stour to Manningtree, and vice versa. Rates. From sea or Orfordness to Harwich Harb., under soft 42, 10 to 13ft 63', 13ft and upwards 84/ ; from the Rolling Grounds to Harwich Harb., under roft 21%, 10 to 13ft 31/6, 13ft and upwards 42); from Harwich Harb. to sea or Orfordness, under 10ft 31 6, 10 to 13ft 42/; 13st and upwards 63/ ; from Harwich Harb. to the Rolling Grounds, two. thirds of the above. For the river Stour :—From an imaginary straight line, drawn from Shotley Point Martello Tower to the tall chinney of the Harwich Cement Works, to Wrabness, and vice verså 1/3 per keel ; from Wrabness to Mistley and back, inclusive, 3/ per keel; from Mistley to Manningtree, and vice verså 1/ per keel.

Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials.-Gen. Man. G. E. Ry., W'. Birt ; Continental Traffic Man., F. Gooday ; Clerk to Harb. Board, R. S. Barnes ; Harb. Master, W. Murray; Marine Supt. G. E. Ry., D. Howard ; Coll. and Surv. H.M. Cust., G. W. Carr.

Hotels.-"Great Eastern,” “Three Cups," “ Pier,” and " White Hawk. HASTINGS, Sussex. An Act to construct a harbour at

Hastings, passed third reading on June 9th, 1890. HAVERFORD WEST, on the Cleddy, near Milford. D.

HWST. 1olt, N. 4ft. HAUXLEY, Northumberland. Lat. 55° 19' N ; long: 1° 35' W.

No harb. auth. Dry LW. THW. f. and c. 3h 5m. HAYLE, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 11' 30" N ; long. 5° 26 W; 3 miles

SE. of St. Ives. Auth. Owners, Messrs. Harvey & Co., of Hayle. THW. f. and c. 4h 58m, same as Cork. W,

D, Dry at LW. Depth of water alongside quay same as on old duck sill at Liverpool. Accn. Length of quays about

mile. Steam power to lift 30 tons. Steam cranes for discharging coal. There is a gridiron for ships 15oft x 40ft. There is also a shipbuilding yard, and a factory where engines of the largest class are constructed and repaired. A lifeloat station. Ry. The G.W. main line passes through the town with branches to

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Charges.-Yarb. dues, 1/6; buoyage, 3/ each vessel ; no tonnage dues.

Pilotage.-Foreign : Less than tost, 21 per foot; 10 to 12ft, 216; 12 to 14ft, 31; 14 to 16ft, 3/6 ; 16 and upwards 4/. Coasting : Under 100 ions s/ per vessel, above 100 tons fa per ton. If towed one-fourth less. There is a tug-boat, The North Star.

Officials.--Harb. Master, John Symons; Coll. Heniy Thomas, Harb. Office.

Hotel.-“ White Hart," proprietor, Henry Carah.
HEACHAM, a creek of King's Lynn, in the Wash.
HEBRIDES, or Western Islands, W. coast Scotland. Lat.

between 55° 20' and 58° 30' N; long. between 5° 0' and so o' W. The extent of the group. (comprising about 300 islands) covers an area of about 180 miles by 30. Principal islands are Lewis and the small adjacent islands belonging to Rossshire. Harris (S. part of Lewis) N & S Uist, Benbecula, Skye, Barra, Eig, and the small adjacent i lands belonging to Invernesshire. Rum, Muck, Canna, Tiree, Mull, Lismore, Staffa, Luing, Scarba, Colonsay, Oransay, Jura, Isla, Gigha, Cara, &c., belonging to the Co. of Argyle. Bute, Arran, Cumbraes, Inchmarnock, and the Islands lying within the Frith of Clyde, belonging to Buteshire. Total area about 3 000 square miles. "Population about 100,000. HEDON HAVEN, Yo'kshire. A small Harb.

on the Humber, 4 miles below. Hull. Auth. Commissioners, by statute 20th May, 1774. W. prev. SW. Used by vessels of up to 100 tons. Official.-Clerk. James Watsor, HELEN, ST.--See St. Helen. HELFORD RIVER, Cornwall. About i mile from the sea.

The river discharges into a haven deep enough for vessels of 200 tons- and about a mile wide.

HELIERS, ST., Jersey.-- See Channel Islands, HELMSDALE, Sutherland, Scotland. Lat. 58° 6' N ; long.

3° 39' W. Auth. Harb. trustees, under new provisional order. Accn. For vessels up to 145 tons. D. 2 st LW. THW. at f. and c. ith 32m. W. prev. W. to SW, dangerous SE. to SW.

Officials.-Chairman, D. McLean ; Clerk and Treasurer, J. Hill. HERM ISLAND, a small Island in the Channel Island Group,

opposite Guernsey. HERNE BAY, Kent, an open beach and watering place. HESKETH BANK, a creek of Fleetwood. HIGHBRIDGE. - See Bridgwater. HOLLAND, a creek of Harwich. HOLLAND, NEW, Lincolnshire. Opposite Hull. See Grimsby. HOLLESLEY, Suffolk, near Orfordness. THW, at f. and c.

ich zom. HOLM, Orkneys, Auth. Commrs. of Piers and Harbours in

the Co. of Orkney, under Act, 1872. W. prev. and most dangerous SE. and SW. Accn. Stone pier 3,00ort ; 2st gin LWST., izst gin HWST., 4ft gin LWNT., soft gin HWNT.

Official. -Clerk, J. Macrae, Kirkwall.
HOLYHEAD, N. Wales. Lat. 53° 18' 14" N ; long. 4° 37' 1" W.

Pop. 8,500. Auth. Board of Trade (Inner Port of Old Harb., L. & N. W. Ry. Co.) P. C. THW, roh ilm; Sp. rise 16ft ; N. rise 12 ft. D. at entrance at LWM., New Harb. 9 fathoms, in Old Harb. 17st. W. SW. most prev., NW. to NE. most dangerous, as the harb, is least protected at these points. Ry. L. &


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NW. Tr.-An important mail port and general E. and I. LV. Great Eastern and Channel Squadron. Accn. There are harbs., Inner and Outer (667 acres); 1,ooost of quayage, with depths from soft to 29ft HWOST. Cranage and other accn. Graving Dock 307ft long by 62st wide at entrance ; 7oft across at top, and 45lt at bottom, 12ft deep on blocks at HWST, and 14ft over all. Gridiron 35oft long by 50ft wide ; dry at LW. A large beaching ground. This ground is not so good as it was; the shingle is being washed away.

Charges. Dues in Old Harb. ld per ton ; New Harb. 2d per ton. Coasters d per ton ; wind bound, no charge.

Pilotage.- District. To and from the anchorages at Great Orme's Head, along the coast of the Isle of Anglesea and Wales, as far as Bardsey Island, except the bar and harb. of Caernarvon, and the Swellies. Rates (inwards and outwards) :Vessels not ex. 50 reg. tons

60 7 6 Ex. 50 and not ex. 100 tons.

200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900

1,000 1,000 7s for each 100 ton's. For removing a vessel from one harb. to the other, or for shilting the berth of a vessel in either harb. when not originally brought in from sea by a pilot, the above rates are charged. For shifting the berth of a vessel in either harb, when brought in from sea by a pilot 7/6. All ships and vessels under any circumstances of distress pay the pilot a further sum calculated according to the extent, circumstances, &c., of distress. A pilot taken on board a vessel at the distance of three leagues or further to the southward and westward of Holyhead is entitled to the following additional pay:On having a Liverpool pilot on board, off Point Lynas, and landing the Holyhead pilot there 63/ ; on landing the pilot at the Great Orme's lead 84/; if the limits of his licence to Chester Water, or to Liverpool, 105/. With the sum of 7/6 day for every day such pilot may be detained on board. Pilots boarding ships and vessels at a less distance than three leagues from he Head receive 10/6 less for pilotage than the above rates.

Officials. – Harb. Master, Admiral J. F. C. Mackenzie ; Assist. Master, H. Thomas.

HOLY ISLAND.-See Whitby. THW. at f. and c. 2h 30m. HOLY LOCH, a creek under port of Greenock. Same charges. HOPEMAN, Elginshire, a creek of Inverness. A fishing port.

D. HWS. nift, HWN. 8ft. Charges.-Harb. dues, 4d per Official.--Harb, Master, J. Taylor. HOWTH, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Lat. 53° 23' 25' N; long.

6° 4' W. Ry. Dublin and Drogheda. Auth. Commrs. of Public Works in Ireland, under Act 6 and 7 William IV., c. 35, S. 40. THW. f. and c. uh gm. Accn. Area at HW. 65 acres, at LW. 30 acres. D. at entrance 6 to gft LWST. Not accommodating vessels of above 500 tons, owing to silting up.

Official.-The Sec., Board of Public Works, Dublin.


HOY ISLAND, Orkneys. Lat. 58° 47' N ; long. 3° 7' W.

There is a harb. at Longhope, from which steamers sail weekly for Leith. A liseboat station.

HUBBERSTONE PILL and Roads.-See Milford.
HULL, Yorkshire. Onthe N. bank of the Humber, about 20 miles

from its mouth. Lat. 53° 44' N ; long. 0° 20' W. Pop. 208,000. Auth. The Humber Conservancy Board are the Conservators of the River Humber. There are iwo Dock Companies, viz., the Old Company (Dock Company at Kingston-upon-Hull) and the new dock of the Hull & Barnsley & West Riding Junction Railway & Dock Co. P. C. THW. f. and c. 6h 29m; Sp. rise 201st; N. rise 16 st.; P... o N. ut. D. as below. W. prev. are from S. to W. No winds are considered dangerous in the Humber at Hull. Rys. L. & Y., and H. & B. & W.R. Jn. ky. & Dock Co. Tr.-I. Grain, seed, flax, hemp, iron, timber, guano, olive oil, provisions, cattle, &c.; E. Alkali, coals, coke, cotton, jute, linen, yarn, machinery, iron, copper, oil, seed, woollen manufactures, &c. Accn. Spacious accn. for shipping, every appliance for import and export trade. Docks, &c., of the Old Dock Company :--

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Vessels usually load and discharge for the undermentioned ports :In the Albert and William Wright Docks : For New York, Boston, Bombay, Trieste, Cronstadt, Odessa, Gothenburg, Riga, Stockholm, Marseilles, Reval, Lisbon, &c. Humber Dock: For Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp, Harlingen, and Newcastle. Railway Dock : For Bergen, Copenhagen, Danzig, Drontheim, Stettin. Prince's Dock: For Bremen, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Rouen, Bordeaux, London, Leith, Dundee, Grangemouth, Aberdeen, Ipswich. Queen's Dock : For Abo, Wassa, Wyberg, Boston, London. Victoria Dock: For vessels engaged in the timber, seed, guano, and nitrate of soda trades. The St. Andrew's Dock is chiefly used for the fishing trade. Steam and hydraulic cranes :

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N. Wm. Wright Dock. In addition to the above, the Company have exclusive of mov. able cranes, 128 fixed power and hand cranes, the lifting capacity of which varies from one to ten tons, and also sheer legs on N. side of Albert Dock, lifting up to 80 tons. Railway Lines and Sidings :The Hull Dock Co.'s Railway lines and sidings are in connection with the N.E., the L. & Y., the M., the M.S. & L., and other railways. Warehouses :Storage capacity for grain and seed, after deducting 15 to 20 per cent.

for space lost in storage. No. Dock.

Qrs. Qrs.
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6,555 875

31,837 12,081

18,386 6 Prince's

8,219 7 16,945

14,546 20,630

18,939 8 Railway 22,201

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10,817 27,339

25,408 8,423

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21,579 2,615

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