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Rys. L. & S.W. Tr.-I. Corn, timber, iron, hemp, flax, pitch, tar, oil, salt, fish, skins, wines, spirits, &c.; E. Manufactured goods, corn, flour, iron, salt, clay, sanitary pipes, stone, &c. LV. 400 tons dead weight. Accn. The harbour is a spacious estuary resembling at HW. an inland lake, navigable channels, narrow and intricate, with shifting sands, and should not be attempted without a pilot. Depth LW. 6ft. Quayage space 1,700ft.

Charges.-Dues and port charges. Boomage, according to size, but not exceeding 81. Goods 3d ton.

Pilotage.--District. From Christ Church, inclusive, to St. Alban's Head, and vice versa. Rates per foot. From Studland Bay to Poole Quay; 3), from Studland Bay to Brownsea, 27, from St. Alban's or Christ Church Heads to Poole Quay, 4/ and in proportion from those Heads to Brownsea, &c. ; from any place between either of these Heads and Studland Bay to Poole Quay, 3/6, and in proportion to Brownsea, &c.; for any vessel not bound to Poole, for a pilot from sea into Studland Bay to stop there for tide or for shelter, 1/6; any vessel outwards to pay the same rates as above. For any pilot having charge of any ship or vessel lying in Studland Bay, who may remain on board, 7/6 a day for the time he is required to remain, provided such ship or vessel be not afterwards piloted by him into Poole harb. The pilot of any vessel must, if required, provide a boat, with four men, to attend her from Stakes to the Quay, or vice versa, to tow her in or out, or to carry out ropes on shore or to the buoys, for which service they shall be paid 10/. Pilots must at all times when required lend their assistance to work any vessel to or from the Quay into or out of the harb., for which they shall be paid as follows. viz. :For working a vessel to or from the bay, 5/; to or from Brownsea, 31 ; and to or from Stakes, 2/ a man, and the same for the boat they attend in ; and 4/ day each man if detained on board after the first day. Coasting vessels pay two-thirds of the above rates.

Towage.--Bar to Poole Quay, 3d per ton ; to Branksea West, 3d per ton ; to Russell Quay, 4d per ton; Poole Quay to Bar, id

per ton.

Officials.-Ry. Man., Potter; Harb. Master, W. McFaul; Coll. of Dues, W. Wadham ; H.M. Cust., Supt. 2nd Class, W. Browning; Sub-Commrs. of Pilotage, Messrs. W. McFaul, W. Browning, R. Aldridge.

Hotels.-“ London,” “ Antelope,' Crown," &c. PORTAFERRY, Co. Down. At entrance to Strangford Lough.

Auth. Owner, Col. A. Nugent, by grant from the Crown, Accn. A small pier harb. dry at LW., accommodating vessels up to 300 tons at HW.

Official.---Harb. Jaster, P. Conkey.
PORT ALLAN, creek of Port of Perth. D. HWST. 13ft ;

HWNT. 7ft.
Official.-Harb. Master, W. Jackson.

PORT ASCAIG, Island of Islay, Hebrides. Auth. Owner, Chas. Morrison, of Islay. Accn. A stone pier or quay, 240ft long, used by vessels and steamers drawing up to gft. W. prev. SE. PORTBILLY, Cornwall. Fishing harb, on E. side of Padstow

Haven. There is a large cavern near this place. PORT CHARLOTTE, Island of Islay, Hebrides. Auth.

Owner, Chas. Morrison, of Islay. A small place used by fishing boats. PORT DINORNÍC (see Carnarvon). Tidal basin 48oft x 156st.

Quayage 1,06oft ; 13ft HWST., 8ft in HWNT. Quayage outside basin 96oft ; 14st HWST., 9ft HWNT. There is a patent slipway. PORT DYNLLEYŃ, Carnarvonshire. Lat. 52° 55' N ; long.

4° 35' W. THW. f. and c. 7h 29m. A liseboat station. PORT EASY, Banffshire, Scotland. 2 miles E. of Buckie.

A fishing harb. PORT EDGAR, Queensferry, Firth of Forth, Scotland. Auth.

NB. Ry. Co., under their General Powers Act, 1870. Accn. Area 30 acres at LW. D. Sft LW. Harb. formed by two piers. Used principally by the Co.'s ferry steamer. W. prev. E. and W. PORT ELLEN, Island of Islay, Hebrides. Lat. 55° 37' 10" N;

long. 6° 12' 40" W. Auth. Owner, John Ramsay, under Statute 9 and 10 Vict. A small harb. used by steamers and trading vessels. W. prev. and most dangerous W. and SW., but storms from NW. are the worst for vessels within the harb. PORT ERIN, Isle of Man. Auth. Commrs. of Isle of Man,

under Statute 1872. Harb. protected by a breakwater gooft long, carried into 35ft LWOST. A LW. landing pier. Length has 12ft alongside at LW. A lifeboat station. W. most dangerous W. (See Isle of Man.) PORT ERISCA, Island of St. Vist, Hebrides. A good harb.

for small vessels. PORT ERROL, Aberdeenshire. Lat. 57° 26' N ; long. 1° 50'

W. A small harb., dry at LW. THW. f. and c. oh 49m. A lifeboat station. PORT GLASGOW, River Clyde. Lat. 55° 56' 15" N; long,

4° 14' W.

Auth. Trustees under Act 27 and 28 Vict., c. 40. W. prev. NNW. Accn. Area about 16. acres, with D. of 12ft. Several cranes to 20 tons.

Name.

Length. !

HWST.

HWNT.

ft. 28 10 28 10 21 22 14 23 18

21

8 21

8 19 20

12

ft. East Wharf

500 E. Side Swing Bridge Wharf

240 Wet Dock Wharves, 58ft wide entrance

10.40 Waterloo Wharf ...

250 Quay Wharf ..

240 New Wharf, E. Quay

280 E. Mid, Harb., 130ft wide entrance

570 E. Side Mid. Quay

240 W. Side Mid. Quay

240 W. Side Mid. Harb.

440 SS. Steamboat Quay

350 NS. Steamboat Quay

JOOO Paton's Quay

460 Official.-Sec., D. R. Maclelland; Harb. Master, W. McNab. PORT GORDON, Banffshire, Moray Firth. Auth. Duke of

Richmond and Gordon, under the Port Gordon Harb. Act, 1854. Accn. Area 2 acres. Dry at LWST.,

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13 20

21 16

8 IT 18 7

9

and 12ft at HWST. W. prev. SSW. and most dang. N. and NE. LV. 121 tons.

Official.--Aitken, of Fochabers.
PORTHCAWL, Glamorgan, Bristol Channel. Lat. 51° 28' N;

long. 3° 42' W. Auth. G. W. Ry. Co., under Act 6 Geo. IV., c. 104. Accn. Harb. dry at LW.; has an area of 73 acres, with an entrance about 55ft wide, and quayage of about 2,30ost in length. D. 29ft HWST. and 18st HWNT. The basir., 204st wide, has an entrance 62st wide. D. 27st HWST. and 16ft HWNT. The pier or breakwater is about 574ft long, and the inner pier 238ft long. There are ballast cranes, staiths from 150 to 200 tons per hour, and cranes to 10 tons. W. prev, and dang. W. and SW. A lifeboat station.

Official.-Sec., J. D. Higgins, Paddington.
PORTHLEVIN, Cornwall, between Coverack Cove and Mount

St. Michael. A small harb. about 412ft x 284ft, with entrance 3oft wide, and quayage about 100oft in length, Dry at LW. 16ft HWST., and soft HWNT. Auth. The Porthlevin Dock and Harbour Co., under Act 32 & 33 Vic. PORTLAND, Dorsetshire. Lat. 50° 31' 10" N ; long. 2° 26'

40" W. Auth. The Admiralty. Accn. Harb. is formed by two piers and the celebrated breakwater, 8,50oft long, with opening 4ooft wide between pierheads for entrance of shipping. Area : up to LW. line, 2,107 acres ; to 2 to 3 fathoms deep, 1,758 acres ; to 3 to 5 fathoms deep, 1,590 acres ; 5 fathoms and up. wards, 1,290 acres. W. prev. SW., but greatest damage to breakwater from NE. to E. "THW. f. and c. 7h im. A harbour of refuge for vessels passing down Channel. Merchant vessels anchor westwards of White Obelisks in line. No harb. dues. Coal can be obtained from hulks in roads belonging to Messrs. Collins & Co., Roberts & Co., and Powell Duffryn Coal Co.

Hotels.—“Royal," " Victoria Lodge."

Official.-Queen's Harb. Master, Staff - Comr. T. Hawkins Smith, R.N., H.M.S. Northumberland, PORT ISAAC, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 36' N; long. 4° 48' W.

A small port available for small craft only. THW. f. and c. 5h 24m. A lifeboat station.

PORTISHEAD.--See Bristol.
PORTKNOCKIE, Banffshire, Scotland. A small harb., dry at

LW.
PORT LETHEN, Aberdeenshire. A small harh., dry at LW.
PORT LEITHEN, Kincardineshire, near Gridleness. A small

harb., dry at LW. PORT LOGAN, Wigtonshire. Auth. Owner, J. McDoual of

Logan. The only harb. between the Mull of Galloway and Corsewall Pt. that fishing boats can make for. Accn. Area 2 acres. Dry at entrance LW, Harb. is so silted up that there is only accommodation for one or two smacks at present time. W. prev. and most dang. SW. Harb, dues at option of proprietor.

PORT MCADAM.-See Gatehouse.
PORTMADOC, Carnarvonshire. Lat. 52° 53 N ; long. 4° 25'

No harb. authorities. A small tidal harb. with quays on N. side 3,031st, and on S. side 1,63oft. D.

W.

13st HW., dry at LW. alongside. Depth in harb. 3ft at LW. and 17ft at HWST. THW. f. and c. 7h 27m. PORTMAGEE, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland. PORTMAHOMACK, Ross-shire. Oa Dornock Frith, E. coast

of Scotland. A small tidal harb. Auth. Constituted by Act of Parliament 25 and 26 Vict. c. 105, with a pier 30cft long: Dry at LW; used by vessels drawing cost at HW.

Official.-Factor for Cadbolt, J. Young.
PORTMORE, Island of Colonsay, Hebridles. A safe harb., with

a sandy beach, but with numerous off-lying rocks. PORT MUCK, near Lough Larne, Co. Anirim, Ireland.

There is a fishery pier at this place. PORT MULGRAVE, Yorkshire, between Whitby and Scar.

borough. Auth. Owners, Palmer's Shipbuilding Co. Used by their vessels for the shipment of ironstone. PORT NA HAVEN, Island of Islay, Hebrides. A shelter for

fishing vessels. PORT NA LONG, Oronsay, Hebrides. There is a narrow

inlet on the W. side two-thirds of a mile long, with a sandy beach, where boats can find ample security. PORTOBELLO. A pleasant seaport and watering place, 3

miles E. of Edinburgh. Ry. N. 8. PORT ORIEL, Co. Louth, Ireland. There is a fishery pier at

this place. PORTPATRICK, Wigtownshire, Scotland. Lat. 54° 50' 20" N;

long. 5° 7' 2" W. No harb. authority. Ry. C. Was formerly a good harb., but is now decayed and fallen into Jisuse. A liseboat station. THW. f. and c. 1th rom. PORT PENRHYN. (See Bangor.) Lat. 53° 13' N; long. 4°

10' W. Dry at LW. 13ft HWST. A private port belonging to Lord Penrhyn.

Official.-E. A. Young, Agent to Lord Penrhyn.
PORT QUIN, N. Coast of Cornwall. A small harbour avail.

able for small craft. PORTREATH, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 15' N; long. 5° 17' W.

Auth. The Trustees of the late A. F. Basset, Esq., of Tehidy, Camborne ; leased to the Messrs. Williams, Portreath Co., and used by them for importing coals. Accn. A tidal port, dry at LW. No. 1 Dock, 195_* 105st; No. 2_Dock, 279 x 95ft ; No. 3 Dock, 180 x 150ft. En. 26ft wide. D. 17ft HWST. ; Toft HWNT. There are 3 jetties in the docks. PORTREE, Inverness-shire. Raasay Sound, Island of Skye.

Lat. 57° 24' N ; long. 6° 7' W. A spacious harb. with good anchorage. PORTRUSH, Londonderry. Auth. Harb. Board, under Act

7 and 8 Geo IV. A harb. used by coasters. D. at entrance rost LW. A lifeboat station.

PORTSEA.-See Portsmouth.
PORT ST. MARY.-See Isle of Man.
PORT SCALLOMEE, near Cape Wrath, Sutherlandshire.

There is a quay at this place in 6ft LW. PORT SETON, Haddingtonshire, Frith'of Forth near Cockenzie.

D. HWS. 16ft ; IIWN. 12st. Official.-Clerk to Commrs., R. Ovens. PORT SKERRA, near Thurso, Caithness. A fishing station

between Armadale Port and Sandside Harb.

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PORTSMOUTH, Hampshire. Lat. 50° 48'N ; long. 1° 6' W"

Pop. 127,989. Auth. Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty ; the Portsmouth Corporation own the Camber and Flathouse Wharves, under Acts 2 and 3 Vict. c. 72, and 31 and 32 Vict. c. 128. THW. Dockyard uh 41m; Sp. rise 12jft ; N. rise roft. D. of water ST. 3oft; N. 17}ft. W. prev. SW. ; most dangerous S. Rys. L. & S.W. and L. B. & S.C. Tr.-1. Timber, coal, grain, guano, and Government stores ; E. Government stores, grain, &c. LV. 1,350 tons. Accn. Portsmouth is the chief naval station of England. The Royal Dockyard covers an area of 500 acres. En. to harb. about } mile wide, and extends several miles N., between the W. side of Portsea Island and the mainland, gradually widening out until near the northern shore it is about 3 miles.' Harbour affords ample accn, for the largest man-of-war. Crane power, two 10 tons and one 5 tons. Shear legs 30 tons.

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Charges.--Harb. dues according to size. Tonnage dues 2d 3d, and 4d. ton.

Pilotage.- District. From the Owers, within and without the Isle of Wight, to Peverell, and vice verså, and to and from, and into and out of all ports and places within those limits, excepting those within the Poole and Southampton districts. Rates :

17ft. and

under.
Above 17
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