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Towage-Short distance in river id; entire length of river, docks to mouth of Usk 3d ; to the Spit, 3}d; to the Holmes 4d ; to Nash Point 6d; to Ilsracombe 8d; to Lundy rod reg. ton.

Officials.--Sec. (Alexandra Dock Co.), J. S. Adam, Esq. ; Harb. Master, R. B. Pugsley ; Coll, of H.M. Cust., F. Evans. Hotels.—“Westgate,

""King's Head,” and “Queen's." NEW QUAY, Cardiganshire. Lat. 52° 13' N; long. 4° 21' 10"

W. Auth. Harbour Co. A small harb., dry at LW.; 15ft HWST. A patent slipway. A lifeboat station.

Official.-Harb. Master, J. Davies : Chief Officer of Coastguard, J. March. NEW QUAY, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 29' N ; long. 5° 5' W.

Auth. G.W. Ry. Co., by statute July, 1838. Accn. Area about 34 acres. A jetty 358ft. Dry at LW. ; i8ft HWST. Used by vessels up to 120 tons, and steamers of 200 tons. W. prev. E. A lifeboat station.

Official.-Sec., J. D. Higgins, Paddington ; Harb. Master, W. H. Higginson.

Hotel.-"Great Western."
NEW ROSS. Seaport. Lat. 52° 23' N ; long. 6° 56' W. Pop.

6,626. Auth. Harbour Commissioners, subject to the Waterford Harbour Commissioners. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 6h 4m; Sp. rise 123st; N. rise not. D. at the En. to the harb. LWST. 14't. W. prev. and most dangerous SW. Rys. D.W. & W. Tr.--1. Fish, timber, maize, wheat, rice, and coal ; E. Corn, flour, malt, pit-wood, &c. LV, ss. 982 tons. No vessel can come up to New Ross over the sand banks at LW. drawing more than 4st, but may enter the river drawing 11ft. Accn. Quay boost long at which vessels of 600 tons can discharge. Depth of water at LST. along quay from 8 to 10 and 16ft. Good cranage and warehouse accommodation.

Charges.-Harb. dues, vessels up to 250 tons 3d reg: ton. 250 tons and upwards varies up to 70 ton. Ballast 1/6 ton, limestone 2/6.

Pilotage.-District. From the junction of the river Barrow with the river Suir, to the entrance to the canal at St. Mullin's, on

the river Barrow, and to the lock quay of Inistioge, on the river Suir. Rates :

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All vessels proceeding up the port and harb. above the limits of the borough of New Ross, pay additional rates not exceeding one-third more than the above rates.

Towage.- Between Passage and Waterford, and from Cheekpoint to New Ross. Reg. Tons. Loaded. Reg. Tons.

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New Ross has ceased to be a customs port, and is now under Waterford. NEWRY, Co. Down. At the head of Carlingford Bay. Lat.

54° 10' N ; long. 6° 16' W. Pop. 15,500. Auth. Newry Nav. Co., under a statute of Geo. IV. P.NC. THW. f. and c. at Needham Bridge Th 43m ; Sp. rise 6ft roin. There is a channel cut through the bar 400ft wide, with a depth at LWST. of 15ft. W. prev. and most dangerous SE. Rys. G.N., D.N. & G. Tr.-1. Coal, iron, grain, timber, &c; E. Linen, agricultural produce, granite, &c.LV. Lady Havelock, 849 reg. ton. Accn. is a navigable river from Warrenpoint to the sea lock at Fathom ; a ship canal from Fathom to Newry, and a quayage through Newry for vessels drawing 10 st, and an inland canal from Newry to Portadown. Entire length of navigation about 46 miles. "The area of docks is 9 acres. There are also berths along the sides of the canal through the town of Newry for vessels drawing 9 and Toft ; the length of canal is 3,250ft. The quayage is 3,740ft, including 87oft round Ballast Bank sor vessels up to 12.3ft dit., and the quayage along canal for vessels up to fost dit. is about 3,250ft in each side. The navigation depends on a tidal river, in which there is a depth of 7ft at LWST. Vessels drawing up to 15 ft can enter at HW. to sea lock, but can only enter old part of canal and dock

(Albert Basin) drawing 12}ft. Lock is 22oft long, soft wide, and 17ft deep. Charges.-Harb. dues 1/1 reg. ton; cargo dues, as per schedule.

Pilotage.--District. From Lough Carlingford to the entrance to the Newry Canal, or river of Newry. Rates. River pilotageFor every vessel inwards id, outwards !d reg. ton ; if the pilot is required to remain on board the vessel while passing through the canal to or from Newry 2/6 additional.

Towage.- As per agreement.

Officials.-Sec., George R. Armstrong; Harb. Master, J. McVeigh ; Coll. of H.M. Cust., E. Holmes.

Hotels.--"Victoria,” “Imperial,” &c.
NEYLAND.-See Milford New,
NORTH BERWICK.-See Berwick, North.
NORTH SHIELDS. (See Newcastle, and Shields, South.)

Lat, 55° 0' 30" N ; long. 1° 26' W. Corporation Quay 1,600ft long, 29ft WST. Has two steam cranes (10 tons) and one hand crane (5 tons). There are three dry docks and a patent slipway.

THW. at f. and c. 3h 23m. NORTH SUNDERLAND, Northumberland. Lat. 55° 35' N ;

long. 1° 40' W. Auth. Trustees of the late Lord Crewe. A small harb., capable of holding about 60 fishing boats. THW. at f. and c. 2h 30m. A lifeboat station.

Official.--Harb. Master, G. Tait.
OBAN, Argyllshire, Sound of Mull. Lat. 56° 29' 50" N ; long.

5" 28' 20" W. Auth. Proprietor, J. Stuart McCaig, under Oban Pier and Harbour Act, 1862. W. prev. W. most dang. N. Accn. Area of harb. 20 acres, length of quayage 2,000ft. Used by steamers of 100 to 600 tons. THW. f. and c. 5h 22m. The Callander & Oban Ry. Co. have a quay at Oban in about jost LW., constructed under Act 41 and 42 Vict., c. 167, s. 40.

Officials.- Harb. Master, C. McCullock; Pier Master and Collector, Duncan Chisholm. OBB HARBOUR, Harris Sound, Hebrides. Lat. 57° 48' N;

long: 7° 5' W. Anchorage in 3 fathomsthe best in Harris. OBEMEAVIG, Lewis, Hebrides. Lat. 58° 12' N ; long. 7° 2' W.

A good harbour. Anchorage in 3 to 2 fathoms. ORFORD, Suffolk. Lat. 52° 5' N; long. 1° 34' 40" E. A

decayed seaport town at the confluence of the Alde and Ore. Auth. Corporation. A harb. with a bar, the shingle banks shifting. THW. f. and c. 12h 30m.

Official.—Harb. Master, H. Gibbs.
ORKNEY ISLANDS. Lat. between 58° 40' and 59° 24' N;

long. between 2° 22' and 3° 26' W.
A cluster of islands in the North Sea, separated from the N. coast of
Scotland by the Pentland Frith. The Orcades of the ancients.
They are 67 in number, but many are uninhabited, and afford only
pasture for sheep. The principal are Mainland or Pomopa, Hoy,
North Ronaldsha, South Ronaldsha, Sanda, Stronsa, Eday, Westra,
Shapinsha, Gremsa, Ronsa, Gairsa, Sand, Papa Westra, Papa
Stronsa, and Burra.
Produce barley, potatoes.

Manusactures, straw plait and whisky. Pop. about 31,000, of whom about 18,000 reside in Mainland. ORMOND HARBOUR, Kenmare Bay, Ireland.

PADSTOW, Cornwall. On the Camel. Lat. 50° 33' N ; long.

4° 57' W. Pop. 1,949. Auth. Harbour Com. missioners. P. NC. THW. 5h izm; Sp. rise 20ft ; N. rise 164ft ; D. LW. 16ft. W. prev. NW. Ry. L. & S. W. Tr.-I. Iron and coal ; E. Tin, slates, and corn. LV. 1,373 tons. Vessels drawing 16st can enter at LT.

Charges.-Harb. dues id ton on every vessel registered at any port in U.K., and id for every ton measurement foreign vessels.

Pilotage.- District. Between the Mouls eastward of Pentyre Point and the Quays westward of Trevose Head. Rates per foot. Between Stepper Point and Padstow inwards, on vessels of 50 tons per reg. and under ; 9ft dft. and under, fod, more than 9ft, 1 ; on vessels above 50 tons and not ex. 100 tons, rost dft. and under, 1/2, Tift and under 12ft, 1/6, 12st and upwards, 2/; ou vessels above 100 tons and not ex. 150, 9st dft. and under, 2/6, above 9ft and under 12ft, 3), above 12ft and under 161t, 41, above 16ft and upwards, 5/; outward pilotage one-half the inward rate. Inwards or outwards, vessels above 150 tons and not ex. 200 tons, 9ft dft, and under, 3), above 9ft and under 12ft, 4), above 12st and under 16st, 5/, above 16st and upwards, 6/; on vessels ex. 200 tons, gft dft. and under, 47, above gft and under 12st, 5/, above 12st and under 16ft, 6), above 16ft and upwards, 71. Vessels taking a pilot on board to seaward of a line drawn from Pentyre Point to Gunver Head, but within a line from the Mouls to the Quays pay 1/ per foot in addition to the rates above. Vessels taking a pilot to seaward of such line, but within the dise tance of three leagues of the land, pay 1/6 foot in addition to the said rates. A pilot taken on board a vessel at sea, is entitled to the following additional pay, viz :-If at 3 leagues from the land £2, if at 6 leagues from the land, £2 138 4d, if at to leagues of the land, £4. Vessels piloted from Padstow to sea, and returning in consequence of stress of weather, contrary winds, or accident, in to the port, within 36 hours from the time of sailing, are subject to half pilotage. Pilots detained on board of vessels are paid 10/6 per day.' Pilots boarding vessels not in charge of unlicensed men after they have arrived abreast of the Inner Capstan, are not entitled to more than three-fourths of the pilotage for piloting a vessel from Stepper Point to Padstow ; if after they shall have arrived abreast of Gun Point, not more than two thirds; and if after they shall have arrived abreast of St. Saviour's Point, not more than one-half. Pilots boarding vessels in charge of unlicensed men before they arrive abreast of the Inner Capstan, are entitled to receive three. fourths, and the unlicensed man one.fourth of the pilotage for piloting a vessel from Stepper Point to Padstow; if at Hawker's Cove, the pilot and the unlicensed man are entitled to one-half of such pilotage ; it after the vessel has arrived at a line from Gun Point to Trebetherick, the pilot is entitled to one-fourth, and the unlicensed man, three-fourths ; if after the vessel has arrived at St. Saviour's Point, the unlicensed man is entitled to the whole of such pilotage.

Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials.-Clerk to Commrs., S. Pollard ; Harb. Master and Coll. of Harb. Dues, S. Allport ; Coll. of H.M. Çust., E. K. Finell.

Hotel.--" Commercial," Mrs. J. Willis.

PAIGNTON, Devonshire. 6 miles E. of Totnes. A small

harb., dry at LW. Auth. Harb. Commrs., under Act 1 Vict., c. I. W. prev. W. and SW., most dang. NE.

Official.--Harb. Master, T. M. Kelligrew.
PAISLEY, or Cart River, Renfrewshire. At the entrance of

the White Cart into the Clyde. Ry. G. & SW. Auth, River Cart Trustees, under the Burgh and Cart Nav. Act, 1872. D. 3ft LWST. W. prev. W. and SW.

Officials.---Young & Martin, Clerks to Trustees.
PALNACKIE or BARLOCHAN. A creek of port of Dumfries.

D. HWST. 1oft 6in; HWNT. 5st 6in. No harb, dues.

Official. - Acting Harb. Master, J. Carsewell.
PAR, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 23' N; long. 4° 29' W. Auth.

Owner, C. E. Treffry. Accn. Tidal farb. with one dock, protected by a break water about 1,200ft long. D. Dry at LW.; HWNT 9ft, HWST 14ft. En. 150ft wide. Quay frontage 1.500ft. Used by colliers. THW. f. and c. 5h 12m.

Official.-G. Richardson.
PASSAGE.-See Cork.
PASSAGE EAST, Waterford (see Waterford). A fishing

village and roadstead on the River Suir. Hotels.--.“ Kavanagh's” and “Love's." PAULL. A Yorkshire fishing village and fortified station on

the Humber, 6 miles below Hull. PAWLETT.--See Bridgwater. PEEL.-See Isle of Man. PEMBREY, Burry Inlet, Carmarthenshire. A harb. of about

8 acres, with a quay about 25oft long, belonging to the Explosives Co., Ld., of St. Swithin's Lane, London. W. prev. SW. and W. The harb. is protected from N. and E. by a

range of hills.

PEMBROKE DOCK, Milford Haven. An extensive Govern

ment dock and shipbuilding yard. Ry. Pembroke & Tenby. There are two dry docks at this place. THW. f. and c. 6h 12m.

Official.-Queen's Harb. Master, J. E Chapple.
PENARTH (Port of Cardift). Lat. 5° 27' N ; long. 3° 10' W.

Pop. 12,000. Auth.Taff Vale Railway Co., under Acts 19 and 20 Vict., c. 122 ; 20 and 21 Vict., c. 69; and 44 Vict., c. 51. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 6h 56m; Sp. rise 37}st; N. rise 29ft. W. prev. are W. to SW. The only winds which can, from the position of the dock and harb. entrances, be termed in any degree dangerous are from NE. to ESE. Ry. T.v. Tr.I. Timber and general ; E. Principally coal. LV. at any time, ss. Lismore, 2,716 reg. ton. Vessels cannot enter at LWST. Accn. Penarth Tidal HIarb.-Length, measuring along centre of river, 13,00oft ; frontage Cardiff side 12 oooft; frontage on Penarth side 3,0poft ; total 15,000ft. Av. width at water line at HW., for the first reach of the river boost, length 4,000ft ; area 55 acres ; when the depth of water is 15ft 28oft, area 26 acres. Ten staiths for shipment of coal ; capacity of each 150 tons per hour. Four cranes, each capable of unloading 50 tons per hour. Depth of water in the berths at HWOST. zost; HWONT. 2oft.

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