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Charges. At pier, as per schedule. There are private quays in the roads at which dues may be charged, but the owners have no legal right to charge.
Pilotage.-District not defined. Rates as per agreement.
Officials.-Clerks to Commrs., Sievwright & Macgregor; Harb.
LEVEN, Fifeshire, at the mouth of the Leven. D. HWST. 12ft, HWNT. 8ft.
Charges.-Harb. dues, id per ton.
LIMEKILNS, Fifeshire, a sub-port of Bo'ness. D. at HWST. 13ft and HWNT. 8ft.
LIMERICK. On the river Shannon, 60 miles from the Atlantic. Lat. 52° 40' N; long. 8° 37′ W. Pop. 48,3co. Auth. Harbour Commissioners, under Act 1867. P. NC. THW. 6h Icm; Sp. rise 18ft; N. rise 13ft. W. prev. NW. and NE. Rys. G.S. & W., W. & L., L & E.L. & F. Tr.-I. Manufactured goods, coal, iron, tea, sugar, tobacco, wine, and timber; E. Corn, provisions, and agricultural produce. LV. 1,483 tons.
Accn. Harb.is about 1,600yds long, and 150yds wide. Docks, &c.:
Good warehouse accn.; hand cranes up to 7 tons.
Charges.-Port and harb. charges, foreign and coastwise from 3d to 1/3 reg. ton. Dues on goods.
Pilotage.-District. From quays and docks of Limerick to I oop Head and Kerry Head, at mouth of the river Shannon.
Tons. Tons. £ s. d.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
O 13 4
10 13 4
Rates for Clare. From sea to mouth of Clare River, or from Limerick to mouth of Clare River, Scattery rates; from Foynes to Smith's Island or from Smith's Island to Clare Quay, and vice verså, two-thirds Scattery rates; from Foynes to Clare Quay, Scattery
Officials.--Harb. and Dock Master, M. Fitzmaurice; Coll. of H.M. Cust., C. Heyward. LITTLEFERRY, Sutherlandshire. Lat. 57° 56′ N; long. 4° of W. Auth. Owner, Duke of Sutherland, under Act II and 12 Vict., c. 99. A small harb. with about 5ft at LW. Used by coasters up to 140 tons. W. prev. W. to SW., most dangerous ENE. to ESE. THW. f. and c. 1th 42m. Officials.--Factor, D. McLean, of Golspie. LITTLEHAMPTON, Sussex. On the Arun.
long. 0° 32′ W.
Lat. 50° 48' N ; Pop. 4,0co. Auth.
Arundel Harbour Commissioners, under Acts of l'arliament Geo. III. and IV. P. C. THW. 11h 20m.; Sp. rise 16(t; N. rise 12ft. D. on bar at LW. nearly dry; general depths over bar are 16ft OHWS., and 12ft at N. W. prev. SW, Ry. L.B. & S.C. Tr.-I. Wood, coal, slate, cement, corn; E. Hoops, timber, &c. LV. William Miles, 574 reg. tons. Berths of soft level mud; harb. easy of access in all weathers. Messrs. Harvey & Co.'s Patent Ship is 300ft long, 40ft wide, with a depth at ST. of 16ft, and NT. 12ft, capable of taking in vessels of 400 reg. ton. Cranes to lift 5 tons by arrangement with Railway Co.
Charges.-Harb. dues, coasting vessels 2d reg. ton; from foreign ports 5d ton. Ballast 1/ ton.
Pilotage. District. Undefined. Rates. 2d per ton inward and Id outwards, but if vessel goes beyond Ford then one-half more than the above charges.
Towage.-4d reg. ton in and out.
Officials.--Harb. Master and Coll. of Dues, W. Sewell; Acting Coll. of H.M. Cust., W. Scovell; Station Supt. and Wharfinger, E. Briggs; Town Clerk, A. Shelley.
Hotels.Terminus," "Norfolk," "Beach," "Marine," and
LITTLESTOKE, Somerset. Bristol Channel. No authority. A pier, 200yds long, used by coasters of about
LIVERPOOL. On the Mersey. Lat. 53° 24' 57" N; long. 3° 12' 1" W. Pop. 600,000. Auth. Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, under Act 5 and 6 Vict., c. 110, Mersey Docks and Harb. Act, 1857, Mersey Dock Acts Consolidation Act, 1858. P. C. THW. f. and c. 11h 23m; Sp. rise 27ft 10in; N. rise 13ft. The area of anchorage for large ships on the Mersey is about 2,000 acres, and for small boats about 500 additional acres. The approach to this anchorage is by the bar of the Mersey, the depth varying from 11ft at LWST. to 40ft at HWST. The length of quay walls on the river sides outside the docks is 8 miles. W. prev. are from two opposite quarters, viz., NW. and SE., about equal in days throughout the year. winds are off shore, and bring fog, but otherwise generally harmless. NW. winds make a lee shore, and may become dangerous. Rys. C.L.C., G. W., L. & Y., L. & N.W, M. Tr. The second port in magnitude in the U.K. No vessels enter at LWST. Vessels are docked only during the time between two hours before HW. and one hour after.
The datum of the table is the level of "Old Dock Sill"-High Water levels of Springs and Neaps referred to above are 19ft ofin, and 11ft 7in respectively above datum.
ft. in. ft. in. acres. yds. | miles. yds.
O 30 0
S 60 O
The water in the group of Docks from George's to Brunswick inclusive can be impounded over LWNT, and any loss made good by pumping from the river. Thus the effective depth of these Docks is made not less than that of the lowest sills, over which they can be approached, viz., 12ft below Datum. Birkenhead Docks: