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LYNMOUTH, Devonshire. Lat. 51° 12' N; long. 3° 50' W.
A small port between Combe Martin and Porlock. D. 15ft HWST. THW. f. and c. 6h 2m. A lifeboat station. LYNN, Norfolk. On the outlet of the Ouse into the Wash.
Lat. 52° 45' N ; long. 0° 15' E. Pop. 18,540. Auth. For the Harb. the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses ; for the Docks, the King's Lynn Dock Company, under King's Lynn Dock Act, 1865, and Acts, 1877 and 1889. P. C. THW. f. and c. 6h ; Sp. rise 23ft ; N. rise ist. D. on bar or sill of dock ST. 25ft ; NT. 18ft. W. prev. from SW. to NW. ; most dangerous from NW. to NNE. Rys. G. E. and Bourn & Lynn Jn. (G.N. & M.) Tr.-I. Timber, deals, sulphur, ore, coal, oilcake, grain, linseed, cotton seed, &c. ; E. Corn, flour, sand, coprolites, coal, oil, &c. LV. (sailing) 1,297, (steamer) 2,400 tons, both at HT. Vessels cannot enter at LW. Accn. The harb. is about 1,cooyds long, and 150yds wide at LW. area about 30 acres, with an av. depth at LW. of about roft, and provides accommodation for at least 42 ships, besides the quay spaces; and in cases of necessity the accommodation in the harb. could be greatly increased. Dredging has greatly improved the harb., there being now more uniformity of depth. There are two docks, viz., the Alexandra Dock, 6 acres area, entered by a lock 200ft long by 5oft wide, with depth on sill of 25ft ST. and 18ft NT. ; and the Bentinck Dock, with an area of 10
There is also a patent slip 300ft long and soft wide, which can take vessels of 600 tons burthen. The quayage length is about 5,240ft ; ample warehouse accommodation, hydraulic appliances, &c.
Charges.--Harb. and dock dues, town dues. Port duesEstuary dues id per ton on goods; mooring dues jd per ton ; beaconage id per ion (regular traders pay only 21 in any one year for this last); lastage, bar, flat, light, id per. ton. Mooring dues 1d. ton ; Norsolk estuary dues !d. ton; Duchy of Cornwall, lastage on all grain shipped fd quarter.
Pilotage.--District. Into or out of the port of King's Lynn, or between St. Edmund's Ness (or Gore End) and Staple Ware. In practice, the pilots conduct vessels between Lynn Harb. outhwards and the bell buoy in Lynn Lower Roads, northward. Rates. Not ex. roft, 1/6, ex. cost and not ex. 12st, 1/9, ex. 12ft and not ex. 141st, 2], ex. 14bst, 2/6 foot dit. when loaded. No allowance made for any number of inches not amounting to half a foot. Additional rates for docking, undocking, mooring, and unmooring vessels or other extraordinary service, viz. :-Sailing vessels oversea.—Not ex. 100 tons reg: 4/, ex. 100 and not ex. 250 tons 5/, ex. 250 and not ex. 450 tons 6), ex. 450 tons 7/6, for all steamers. oversea 10/. Vessels coastwise.-For every service rendered. beyond the ordinary pilot service 1/, for mooring a vessel 2/6, for every day after the first day a pilot is detained in the Channel on board any inward-bound vessel, 10/, for attending any outwardbound vessel which subsequently proceeds to sea without a pilot 2/6.
Towage. By agreement.
Officials.-Gen. Man. King's Lynn Dock and Ry. Co., A. G. Russell ; Town Clerk, Lynn, F. G. Archer; Coll, or H.M. Cust., A. Scott.
LYTHAM, Lancashire, near Preston. D. HWST. 17st. 6in.,
HWNT. 12ft. Official.- Capt. Bannister, Harb. Master. MACDUFF, Banffshire. Lat. 57° 40' N ; long. 2° 30'W.
Moray Firth. Auth. Owner, the Earl of Fife, under Act 10 and 11 Vict., c. 127, and the Macduff Harb. Order, 1875. Accn. Outer basin, 43oft x 150ft : inner basin, 70oft * 200lt ; entrance, 85ft wide ; quayage, 1,620ft. D. HWST. 14ft bin to 161t, and HWNT. Irft. There is a portable steam crane of 3 tons' power, and hand cranes lifting i ton. W. On shore from W. to E. ; most dangerous NE. MAIDSTONE, Kent. River Medway is navigable to this place
for vessels of 40 to 50 tons. Řy. SE. MALAG HARBOUR, Argyllshire, W. coast of Scotland. D.
There is 3 fms. at LW., and a good pier anchorage in 5 fms. MALAHIDE, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Lat. 53° 28' N ; long,
6° 8' W. 6 miles from Dublin. Auth. Owner, Lord Talbot de Malahide. Used by small colliers. MALDON, Essex. Lat. 51° 44' N ; long 0° 40' E. Situated
at the confluence of the Blackwater and the Chelmer. There is no regular harb. D. Dry at LWST., vessels of 12ft dft. at HWST.
MAN.-See Isle of Man.
miles W. from Penzance. Small vessels bringing timber, coals, and iron for use in the neighbouring mines. MARGATE, Kent. Lat. 5° 23' N ; long. 1° 23'E Auth.
Trustees, under Acts, 1812, 52 Geo. III., c. 186; 1826, 7 Geo. IV., c. 31; 1871, 34 and 35 Vict., c. 120 ; 1878, 41 and 42, Vict., c. 114. THW. f. and c. uh 45m. Accn. Harb. 6 acres in area, dries at LW. Length of quayage gooft. D. 10 to uist HWNT., and 12 to 13ft HWST. An iron pier 1,460ft long. W. Most dangerous N., NE., and NW. LV. One drawing 12ft. A lifeboat station. Three hand-cranes, one to lift 6 tons. Trade: Coal, timber and bricks, in vessels drawing up to 6ft.
Charges.-Harb. dues : vessels discharging, 9d in the £ on ship’s freight ; Refuge dues 6d per ton reg.
Official.-Harb. Master, J. Petley.
long. 3° 30' W. Pop. 8,126. Auth, Harbour Trustees, under Acts, 1866 and 1868. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 11h 26m ; Sp. rise 25ft ; N. rise 19ft ; D. on bar, LWST. nil; N. rise 2ft to zft. W. prev. and most dangerous W. to SW, Rys. L. & N. W. and M. & C. Tr.-I. Timber, grain, iron ore, &c. ; E. Coal, steel rails, pig iron, railway machinery, &c. LV. 3,900 tons. No vessels enter at LW. Acan. Extensive quayage space
round the Old and North Harb. and the docks. Particulars of Docks :
Steam cranes to 4 tons' power and every facility for rapid loading and discharging. Steam and other lighterage available. Rys. run alongside quays.
Charges.-Tonnage rates, inwards, with cargo : home trade 5d ton, foreign 6d ; inwards without cargo, 2 d per ton. Outwards : home 6d, foreign 9d. Harb. boat charges (chargeable on every vessel) vary from 1/6 to 21/, according to size.
Pilotage.--According to agreement. Towage.--Coasting-Inwards : from sea, any distance under i mile, if ex. 30 tons reg. Id ton; if not ex. 30 tons reg. 51. For waiting upon vessel ex. 30 tons reg. whilst anchor is being raised, and afterwards towing for any distance not ex. I mile 2}d reg. ton. Coasting-Outwards : from harb. to sea, if ex. 30 tons, 2d reg. ton; if not exceeding 30 tons reg. 51. Foreign-Inwards : from sea into harb. not ex. 2 miles 24d reg. ton and 11 per ton extra if anchored ; Outwards: from harb. to sea to a safe offing 2}d reg. ton when laden, and 2}d reg. ton in ballast.
Officials.-Clerk to the Trust., F. Kelly ; Engineer. Mr. Stockoe; Harb. Master, Capt. B. Nelson ; Deputy Harb. Masters, W. Davidson and A. Brennan.
Hotels.-"Golden Lion," “ Senhouse Arms,” and “Star.” MEDWAY RIVER, Falling into the Thames at Sheerness ;
navigable to Penshurst. From Rochester Bridge to Sheerness (17 miles) it forms one of the best and safest harbours in the world. At Chatham is situated the Naval Dockyard. METHIL NEW DOCK, Fifeshire, near mouth of Firth of
Forth. P. NC. Auth. NB. Ry. Co. Ry. N.B. Accn. Acreage of the dock about 44 acres; THW. f. and c. 2h 30m. D. at OST. 23ft. Width of entrance, 5oft ; quayage, 1,850ft. Three hydraulic coal hoists with runaway high-level sidings for empty waggons; also, hydraulic cranes of 30 cwt power.
Large shed with hydraulic cranes for loading waggons under cover. Dock is lighted by electricity.
Charges.-Rates same as at Burntisland.
Official.-Harb. Master, Capt. Barnetson; Dock Supt., R. Morris ; Coll, of Dock Dues, J. Taylor.
Hotel.—“ Wemyss Arms."
· MEVAGISSEY, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 16' N; long. 4° 46' W.
Auth. Trustees, under Act 15 Geo. III., c. 62, and Prov. Order 28 and 29 Vict., c. 76. Accn. Area 2} acres. D. Dry at LW., 18ft HWST., and ift_HWNT. LV. 200 tons. W. prev. w., most dangerous SE. THW. f. and c. sh gm. A lifeboat station.
Officials.- Man. Trustee, J. S. Iago; Harb. Master, W. Robins. MIDDLESBORO', Yorkshire. On the Tees, about 8 miles
from its mouth and 4 miles below Stockton (see also Stockton-on-Tees). Lat. 54° 34' N; long. 1° 6' W. Pop. 70,000. Auth. River Tees, Tees Conservancy Commissioners, under Tees Conservancy Acts, 1852 and 1875 ; Docks, N.E. Railway Co. P. NC. THW. 3h 55m; Sp. rise 13ft ; N. rise iofft. D. on bar 17 ít at LWST.; the lowest depth on the bar at LWST. is 14ft. W. prev. and most dangerous are from N. and ENE. Ry. NE. Tr. --I. Timber, grain, flour, slates, iron ore, &c. ; E. Manufactured iron and steel machinery, chemicals, general goods, bricks, clay, coke, coal, &c. LV. 2,729 tons net reg., 23st nin aft, 4,351 tons cargo. The entrance to the river Tees is between the N. and S. Gare breakwater, and vessels of 13ft to 15ft dst. can enter at LWST.
The Middlesboro' Dock is the property of the N.E. Railway Co. Area of 15% acres, depth on sill OST. 28ft. Length of quay wall, 3,145ít. Twenty-six cranes of from 35 cwt to 15 tons, and sheer legs capable of listing 60 tons.
Graving Docks, &c. :
Charges.-Dock dues on ships, dock dues, rates or tolls on goods and cattle. Dock police, 6d to as according to size. Charges for assistance in mooring ships. Dock charges on goods. Trimming charges, &c.
Pilotage.-Rates per foot. Tees rates from April 1 to October 1, 1/9; from October 1 to April 1, 21. Tees river pilotage all the year round, 1/9. Tees rates for docking and transporting not ex. 200 tons reg., 5/; not ex. 400 tons, 7/6; not ex. 600 tons, 10/; not ex. 800 tons, 15/; not ex. 1,000 tons, 17/6 ; not ex. 1,500 tons, £1; not ex. 2,000 ions, £ 1 58 ; ex. 2,000 tons, £1 103. Ships over 400 tons reg. shall pay one halfpenny per ton on the excess of ionnage above 400 tons, in addition to the above pilotage dues. Vessels having lee-boards pay 5/ in addition to the above rates. North Sea and East Coast. Pilotage as agreed.
Towage.-Light, to or from sea 3d ; loaded, to or from sea 4d ton.
Officials.-Gen. Man. N.E. Ry., York, H. Tennant ; Dock
long. 5° 3' W. Ry. GW. THW. f. and
seaport, Hubberston and Steynton parishes, Pembrokeshire, on N. shore of the Haven, 8f miles SW. of Haverfordwest, and 275 miles W. of London by rail, and 260 viâ Severn Tunnel. 369 acres. Pop. 3.812 ; P.O., T.O., called Milford Haven. Milford dates from 1790, when it became the seat of a royal dockyard for the construction of ships of war. D. HWST. 22lt, HWNT. 16ft. The New Docks at Milford recently opened have an entrance lock 70ft wide and 55oft long ; the depth on sill being 34ft HWST. Water area of docks is about 20 acres. Dry dock boost X 94ft width at coping, and 70ft at entrance. The dock entrance gates are open for about 3 hours each high water. Auth. The Milford Docks Co. These docks are capable of accnmodating the largest vessels afloat, and are provided with several crunes (steam and hand), the most powerful being one of 20 tons; and a coulshipping machine, capable of shipping 150 tons per hour. The docks' sidings are in direct communication with the G.W.R. There is a passenger station, and large iron warehouses within the docks.
Charges. These will be supplied on application to the Gen. Manager, at the Docks.
Officials.--Gen. Man., G. Birt, jun.; Sec., F. M. Brocklebank; Dock Master, J. W. James; Supt. of Cust., W. H. Bignold. MILFORD, NEW (or Neyland). Seaport town, Llanstadwell
parish, Pembrokeshire, on creek of Neyland Pill, opposite Pembroke Dock, 4 miles E. of Milford, 88 miles S. of Haverfordwest, and 273 miles W. of London by rail. P.O., T.O., called Neyland. New Milford is the terminus of the Great Western Railway, and here goods are put on board the Irish steamers. The railway runs down to the water's edge, and the haven (} mile wide) is crossed by steam ferry. The G. W.R. Co.