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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 lifeboat 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 Con. servators of the River Humber. There are two 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 20}{t; N. rise 16 ft.; ... of N. nt. D. as below. 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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Queen's Dock Lock.
Prince's Whitefriargate Lock

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Entrance to Dock from Drypool Basin.
Drypool Basin Lock Entrance from River Hull
Albert Dock
William Wright Dock Entrance
St. Andrew's Dock Lock
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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. Rail.
way Dock : For Bergen, Copenhagen, Danzig, Drontheim, Stettin.
Prince's Dock: For Bremen, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Rouen,
Bordeaux, Londoni, 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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Hydraulic

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Timber Pond.
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Albert Dock, 2 Steam

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N. Wm. Wright Dock. In addition to the above, the Company have exclusive of movable 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. No. Dock

Qrs. Qrs. 2 Queen's

6,020
15 Victoria

12,276

6,555 875

31,837 12,081 17 Albert

18,386 6 Prince's 3,685

8,219

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2,615

206,200 5,229

Total Qrs....... 340,000 Deal yard accn. at the Victoria Dock 193,300 sq yds; at the Queen's Dock 19,000 sq yds. Also the Company possess a considerable quantity of iand available for temporary stowage of wood at the Railway, Albert, and William Wright Docks. Timber

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pond accn. 38a 2r 36p. Other storage accn. With a view of developing the importation of grain and seed from America, India, and the colonies, the Company have constructed a despatch shed, covering nearly an acre of quay space on the S. side of the Albert Dock, with railway lines through and outside the same, and provided with movable hydraulic cranes capable of working with great rapidity. Quay and shed space :-Extensive quay accn. exists at each dock, and numerous sheds. Guano warehouses :

No. 1, Victoria Dock, 5,321 ; No. 30, ditto, 3,375; No. 31, ditto, 17,912 ; No. 32, ditto, 10,500 tons-total, 37,108 tons.

Foreign cattle depôts:-Accn. for general storage of goods, 15,000 tons. Victoria Docks have accn. for 350 oxen, and 2,300 sheep. Albert Docks have accn. for 283 oxen, and 630 sheep.

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Hull & Barnsley Co.'s Alexandra Dock, on the north side of the river Humber ; water space 46 acres, depth of water in dock HWST. 34}ft. Area of quays 160 acres, length of quays 2 miles. Length of entrance lock 55ost, width 85st. Depth of water on sill 34st HWOST., 28/t HWONT., 18st LWONT., 12st LWOST. There is good anchorage in 4oft at LW. in the roadstead opposite the entrance. The lock gates are opened by hydraulic power, and ships can be passed in and out at all times with expedition. Graving docks :

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Charges.- Dock rates vary from id to 1/44 ton. Wharsage rates on all goods passing over quays. Trimming charges (coal). Buoyage, 100 tons 6/6 less 10°%, every additional 10 tons, 6d less 10%. Anchorage 1/ to 2/6 vessel, according to size. Jettage 1/6 to 71 vessel. Rates on goods.

Pilotage.--District. Into and out of the port of Kingston-uponHull and of the port of Great Grimsby, and upon any part of the river Humber below Kingston-upon-Hull

, and so far out at sea as to bring the Northness of Dimlington to bear or be seen a sufficient dista.ce clear or open of the land to the southward thereof, so as to pass clear of the New Sand ; and also along the coast northward to the Northness of Dimlington, and southward to Donna Nook. Rates per foot. From or to the distance at sea where the Northness of Dimlington bears west-south-west to the northward of Kilnsea North Cliff, to or from Hawke Roads or Grimsby Roads 26, Whitebooth Roads 3/6, the port of Kingston-upon-Hull 5/; from or to the distance at sea where Kilnsea North Cliff bears westnorth-west to the north of the New Sand buoy, or the Noating light vessel, at the entrance of the river Humber, to or from Hawke Roads or Grimsby Roads 1/6, Whitebooth Roads 2/6, the port of Kingston-upon-Hull 4/; from or to the said New Sand buoy or the floating light vessel at the entrance of the river Humber, to the eastward of the point where the Spurn High Lighthouse bears north-east to or from Hawke Roads or Grimsby Roads 1, White. booth Roads 2), the port of Kingston-upon-Hull 3/6; from or to the Spurn High Lighthouse, bearing north-east to or from Hawke Roads or Grimsby Roads 1/, Whitebooth Roads 27, the port of Kingston-upon-Hull 3/6 ; from or to the Hawke Roads, the buoy of the Burcome or Grimsby Roads to or from Whitebooth Roads 1/6, the port of Kingston-upon-Hull 2/6; from or to White. booth Roads to or from the port of Kingston-upon-Hull 1/6. For a fractional part of a foot, not less than half a loot, a proportionate rate. For intermediate distances a proportionate rate. Ships and vessels in ballast pay only two-thirds of the above rates. Ships and vessels employed in the coasting trade, whether laden or in ballast, pay one-half of the above rates. Ships and vessels drawing less than 6st pay for 6ft.

Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials.- Old Dock Co., Gen. Man. and Sec., E. H. Garbett; Principal Dock Master, Capt. H. Robinson ; Supt. Wharfinger, II. Best. Hull Ew Barnsley Railivay & Dock Co., Gen. Man., V. W. Hill; Sec., I. Daniell ; Coll. of H.M. Cust., E, P. Bishopp Smith; Lloyd's Surv., J. McNeil ; Lloyd's Engineer, Jas. Trines. The River Humber is under the jurisdiction of the Humber Conservancy. E. Wilson, Sol. Clerk.

Hotels.- -“ Royal Station,” Vittoria," Imperial," and George.” HYTHE, Kent. One of the Cinque Ports. The harb. is

choked up. A lifeboat station. HYTHE, Essex. River Colne. Auth. Commrs., under the

Colchester Navigation Act, 10 and 11 Vict., c. 181. Accn. A quay 1,485ft with D. 2ft LW. Used by vessels up to 60 tons.

Official. -Clerk, H. S. Goody, Colchester.

IKEN.-See Aldeborough.
ILFPACOMBE, Devonshire. Lat. 51° 13' N; long. 4° 7' 30"

W. Rys. Barnstable & North Devon, L. S.W., and G.W. THW. f. and c. 6h om. Auth. Receiver of Court of Chancery, under Acts of Parliament and Prov. Order, and the Pier and Harb. Confirmation Act, 1870, No. 1. Accn. Inner harb. has area of about 6 acres, and the outer harb. an area of 4 acres. Dry at LWST. Vessels drawing post enter at HWST., and draw. ing 14st HWNT. Quayage 600ft. Also a low water jerty, 5ft LWST., much used by excursion steamers. Crane power to 3 tons. Entrance dries at LW. W. prev. SE. to SW.

Charges.--Wind bound id per ton, coasting 2d, foreign ports 4d.
Pilotage. --By agreement.
Official.--Harb. Master, J. C. Dennis.

Hotels. Ilfracombe," Royal Britannia," " Royal," “Clarence,” &c. INCHARD LOCH, Sutherlandshire. Lat. 58° 27' N ; long.

5° 7' W. A small land-locked basin, used as an anchorage by fishing boats.

INCHYRA, a creek of Perth. D. HWST. 14ft, HWNT. 8ft.
Official.-Harb. Master, J. Manby.
INNISLYRE, Co. Mayo. A deep and spacious anchorage in

Westport Harb., Clew Bay. Vessels are dis. charged afloat in 20ft to 22ft water. THW. I. and c. 5h 2m.

Official.-J. Read, Sec. to Westport Harb. Commrs. INVERARY, Argyllshire. Loch Fyne. Lat. 56° 40' N ; long.

5° 0' W. Nearest railway station, Dalmaly, 16 miles off. Auth. Town Council, under the Royal Charter of the Burgh. Accn. An anchorage, with a pier, used by steamers and vessels of about 70 tons. D. 16ft LW. and 24st HWST. THW. f. and c. 12h om.

Charges. - According to tonnage. Officials.-Town Clerk, A. Henderson ; Harb. Master, J. McVicar. INVERGORDON, Ross-shire, Scotland. Lat. 57° 43' N ; long.

4° 15' W. THW. f. and c. 11h 30m. Auth. Owner, Capt. Macleod, of Cadboll, under Act 7 Geo. IV., C 43. Accn. Tidal harb , dry at LW., formed by a pier 700ft. long, carried out into post at LW, and 23ft at HWST. Crane power to 3 tons.

Used by vessels of up to 1,400 tons. Charges.-Various, from 100 to 300 tons 4d per ton. Officials.--Factor, J. Young ; Harb. Master, A. Annandale. Hotel.-The “ Commercial, INVERKEITHING, Fise. Lat. 56° 2' N; long. 3° 26' W.

Auth. Town Council, under Crown Charter. Ry. N. B. Accn. 90 acres; dries at LW., with about 9 to 1oft at HWST. Quayage about 1,000st, land-locked. Used by sailing vessels and steamers of light draught. THW. f. and c. 2h 37m. Patent slipway. LV. Steamers of 1,000 tons built here have left the harbour light.

Charges. — According to table in charge of the harb. master. Official.- Town Clerk, H. Grigor; Harb. Master, John Clark. INVERNESS, Inverness-shire. On the Ness, about 1 mile

above its confluence with the Moray Firth and at the NE. end of the Caledonian Canal. Lat. 57° 28' N; long. 4° 13

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