Sivut kuvina

3h 45m ; Sp. rise 15st; N. rise ust; R. of N. 8ft. D. Bar dry at LW. W. prev. NE. ; most dangerous N. to NW. Ry. N.E. Tr.-1. Timber, &c.; E. Coal, alum, jet, &c. LV. New Brunswick, 574 reg. ton. Accn. The harb. is formed by iwo piers, E. 98oft long, and W. 1,050ft long, and has an area of 89 acres, with a depth at HWOST. varying from soft to 15ft, which is influenced by wind. Two 5 ton cranes ; private cranes of from 2 to 5 tons. Quayage space about 3,00oft. There are five Dry Docks, viz :







Turnbull & Son


ft. in. 31 6 33

6 33

6 36

3 31 10


ft. Whitby & Robin Hood's Bay Dock Co. 106 Do.



200 Boghall

130 Average Depth of Water on Sill ST. gift. Charges.-Har!), dues, under jo tons 2d ton, over 50 tons. 2}d ton. Refuge, Id per ton. Rates on gcods.

Pilotage.-District undefined. Rates per foot. Whitby, from April 1 to Oct. 1, 1/3; from Oct. I to April 1, 1/6. Seaham, ditto ; Blyth, ditto ; Amble, ditto ; Alnmouth, ditto ; North Sunderland, ditto; Holy Island, ditto.

Towage.--Vessels of 9 keels 14', and 1/ for each additional keel.

Officials.-Sec. to Harb. Trust., P. G. Coble ; Harb. Master, Capt. R. Gibson ; Supt. of H. M. Cust., S. Scott.

Hotels.-" Royal, “Crown," “ Angel," and "Station." WHITEHALL, Stronsa, Orkneys. Auth. Col. D. Balfour,

under Act 1879. Accn. A stone pier 464ft long, carried out to cost LW. and 231 HWST. Vessels of zit draught come alongside at all times of tide, and vessels of 13st bin at HW. W. prev. and most dangerous NW. and NE. WHITEHAVEN, Cumberland. Seaport, halfway between the

Mersey and the Clyde. Lai. 54° 39' N ; long. 3° 35' W. Pop. 19, 300. Auth. Harbour Trust., under Principality Act 22 Vic. c. 14. P. NC. THW. Ih 14m ; Sp. rise 26st ; N. rise 19st. D. On dock sill ST. 22ft; NT. 16ft. *W. prev. SW.; most dangerous W. and NW. Rys. L. & N.W., and W.C. & E. Tr.-I. Grain, timber, and general goods; E. Coal, iron, ore, pig.iron, and steel rails. LV. about 2,000 tons burthen. Accn. A tidal harb. enclosed by piers, and divided into the Outer, Inner, N. and S. The Queen's Dock is 43 acres in extent, entrance soft wide, depth of water 25ft. Quayage space, 1,692ft. Extensive shed accommodation and every facility for shipping. Patent Slips, steam and hand cranes, &c:

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Charges.- Light dues 2d ton. Tonnage rates, in and out, 5 per cent. rebate on published rates on ships using harb. only. Rates on goods.

Pilotage.-District. No licensed pilots. A boat attends all vessels from the harb. authorities. Rates as per agreement. Usual charge from 15/ to £3.

Towage.-1}d ion, within certain limits.

Officials.-Cierk to Harb. Trust., J. Collins ; Harb. and Dock Master, T. Mann; Coll. of H.M. Cust. M. Muir ; Coll. of Dues, D. Burnyeat ; Harb. Engineer, J. S. Brodie.

Hotels.-"Grand," “Globe, “Black Lion,” and “Golden Lion.' WHITEHILLS, Banfishire, Scotland. Lat. 57° 40'N; long.

3° 25' W. Situated midway between Banff and Portsoy. A small tidal harb., dry at LW, used by vessels of the Earl of Seafield. W. prev. N. and NE. THW. f. and c. oh 28m.

Offici I.-Harb. Master, John Watson.
WHITHORN, Wigtonshire. Lat. 54° 40' N ; long. 4° 15' W.

A small place near Wigton Bay. Lifeboat station.
Official.-Harb Master, James Duff.
WHITSTABLE, Kent. Lat. 51° 22' N ; long. 1° 2' E. Rys.

L.C. & D. & S.E. THW. T. and c. 12h om. Auth. S.E. Ry. under Act 16 and 17 Vic. c. 157. Accn. Small tidal harb. with about 613yds. of quayage, dry at LW. D. at HW'ST. 141st and nfft at NT. W. prev. SW. to NE. The trade is principally in coal, corn, and timber; extensive oyster grounds. Accn. There are four small slipways to take vessels of 250 tons.

Charges.– Tonnage dues on vessels bringing goods other than coal 4 d per ton ; coal vessels, 1/4 per ton reg., and id meterage ; refuge dues ad per ton per week.

Pilotage.- If required assistance can be obtained from fishermen at say 10/ per voyage.

Officials.--Harb. Master, W. B. London; Lloyd's Agent, Capt. J. R. Daniels

Hotels. -- “ Bear & Key,” W. Brannan; “Duke of Cumber. land,” C. Gurr. WICK AND PULTNEY, Caithness. Lat. 58° 27' N; long.

3° 7' W. Pop. 8,000. Auth. Harbour_Trust. under Act, 1879, and Provisional Order, 1883. P. NC. THW. f. and c. uh 22m ; Sp. rise toft ; N. rise 7jft ; R. of N. 5ft. D. There is about 2ft of water at LWST. and soft LWNT. between the outer portion of the enclosing piers, and the new head of the S. pier is constructed in about soft of water at ebb. W. prev. from W. to SW., and are off the land. The bay is exposed from NE. to S., and with strong winds from these directions a heavy surf is raised in the bay. Ry. H. (Sutherland & Caithness). Tr. -1. Timber and salt ; E. Grain, wool, fish, &c. LV. 232 reg. tons. Accn. Wick and Pultney Harb. consists of 2 basins, generally known as the inner and outer harbs. They are tidal harbs., with a total area of about 10 acres dry at LW. of St. There are about 4,000 lin. st of quay walls. Vessels of 23oft in length and 16ft deep can discharge and load. Vessels drawing 8ft can enter at LW. Recent improvements afford from 8 to soft at LW. along both quays. There is limited cranage and warehouse accommodation.

Charges.-Harb. dues, according to size, from 2d to 6d ton. Rates on goods.

Pilotage.- District. Within a line drawn from the North Head to the South Head of Wick Bay. Rates. For every vessel above 20 tons entering and leaving harb. 4d reg. ton; for each tide's work within the harb. 7/6; for laying out kedge or warp to assist vessels 5/. Outside the harb. limits :--For one tide on board, 5/; for any period from 12 to 24 hours, 10/; if detained on board 36 hours, 20/; if two days or a week on board, not more than 30/; if obliged to bear up for shelter to any of the adjacent harbs. not more than 40). Vessels which have sailed from the harb. and put back by stress of weather, or from any other cause, without having accomplished their voyage, are not liable for addi. tional rates.

Towage.--As per agreement.

Officials.-Treas., W. Crow; Clerk, W. M. Crowe; Sec, D. W. Georgeson; Harb. Master, W. Paterson ; Coll. of H.M. Cust., J. Dodsworth.

The harb. is at present being deepened to 19st at HWST., and 15ft to 16ft at HWNT. WICKLOW, Co. Wicklow. Lat. 52° 57' N ; long. 6° 0'5" W.

Ry. D.W. & W. THW. f. and c. uh. om. Auth. Commissioners under Acts, 1842 and 1851, and the Irish Loans Act, 1888. Accn. Area about 15 acres. D. at entrance yft LW. Packet quay 30oft long with rift. LW. LV. 1,520 tons drawing 15ft. W. prev. SW., most dangerous SE. & E. to NE.

Charges.-Windbound, 2d per ton reg. ; cargo, 4d per ton; foreign ships, 6d per ton.

Official. -Sec. and Harb. Master, James Hamilton.
Hotel.-"Green Tree.”
WIGTOWN, Wigtown. Lat. 54° 53' N; long. 4° 25' W. Pop.

1,725. Auth. Town Council of Burgh. P. NC. THW. 1h30m.D. in river at LW. from 2 to 5ft ; ST. 18ft ; NT. roft. W. prev. S. to SE. Ry. Wigstownshire. Tr.-I. Pig. iron, timber, grain, coal, and manure; E. Agricultural produce and bale goods. Accn. The harb., which is dry at LW., has an area of about i acre.

There is about boost of quayage space. Charges.-Harb. dues fd and id per ton. Ballast is per ton. Pilotage.-District not defined. Rates as per agreement. Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials.-Town Clerk, W. Hawthorn ; Supt. H.M. Cust., R. Chalmers.

Hotels.—“Galloway Arins,” “Commercial."
WISBECH, Isle of Ely. On the river Nene. Lat. 52°

41'N; long. 0° 9' E. Pop. 9,248. Auth. Mayor, aldermen, and burgesses, under Statute 50 Geo. III. c. 206. P. C. THW. 7h om; Sp. rise 15 io 17st; D. on bar varies from rost to izst at LW. W. prev. SW.; ships most exposed to NE. Rys. G.E., G.N.R. and M. Tr.- 1. Coal, timber, &c. ; E. Corn, coals, salt, and agricultural produce. LV. 1,546 tons. Accn. The harb. is about 16 miles long, with an average width of zooft. The Sutton Bridge Dock has an area of 13 acres, with a depth of 18st at NT. and 23ft ST. Quayage space soost, but cannot be used at present. Although the dock cannot be used a large trade is done in the harb, at Sutton Bridge, many large vessels discharging there Henson's Patent Slip, which can take a vessel of 300 tons,


is 38oft long, Soft wide. D. ST. 25 to 27st; NT. 20 to 25st. Ciane 5 tons.

Charges.— Tonnage rates, UK. and foreign ports, from 2d to 9jd ton.

Pilotage.-District. Wisbech to the Eye. Rates. Vessels, laden or light, between the Lower Roads at sea and the Cross Keys Bridge, or from or to any intermediate place (barges and lighters belonging to Wisbech excepted) 1/6 ft. Inwards and outwards :- All vessels drawing 12ft. and upwards, whether inwards or outwards 19 ft. If the master or commander of any ship or vessel (except ships or vessels delivering at or loading from the Eye) requires a pilot to go or continue on board beyond the Lower Roads or above the Cross Keys Bridge, he shall pay 1/4 per foot.

Towage.-As per agreement.

Officials. — Town Clerk, F. Jackson ; Harb. Master, W. W. Nicholls and G. Hoole ; Coll. of H. M. Cust., W. G. Hamilton. Hotels.-"Rose and Crown,

“ White Hart,"

Vine,” “ Ship,” “White Lion," &c. WITHERNSEA, Yorkshire. A fishing port and pleasure resort.

Open beach. Iron pier. WIVENHOE, Essex. River Colne. Auth. Colne Com

missioners under ancient royal grant. Ry. G.E. Vessels of 300 tons get up to this place. There is a patent slipway. Messrs. Forrest & Son, of Limehouse, London, are making a graving dock at this place.

Official.-Coll. of Channel Dues, J. M. Johnstone ; Cust. Officer, H. Russell. WOODBRIDGE, Suffolk. Lat. 51° 59' N ; long. 1° 23' E.

On the Deben. No Harb. Auth. Considerable trade in coal, corn, timber, &c. Accn. Convenient wharves and quays.

Official.-Cust. Officer, W. Quick.
WOODHAVEN, Fifeshire. On the Tay, opposite to Dundee.

The only remains of a harb. is a stone pier. WORKINGTON, Cumberland. On the Derwent. Lat. 54° 38'

N; long. 3° 33' W. Pop. 23,000. Auth. Earl of Lonsdale under Acts, 1850, 1861, and 1869 P. NC. THW. f. and c.

ih 4m; Sp. rise 253ft; N. rise 20ft. D. of water at entrance at LW. 2ft. W. prev. SW.; dangerous NW. Ry. L. & N.W. Tr.-I. Grain, timber, ore, and general goods; E. Coal, iron, ore, steel rails, &c. LV. 1,032 reg. ton; length 232ft, dst. 18ft 4in. Accn. The barb., formed by the outlet of the river Derwent, is fronted by a stony foreshore one-third of a mile broad. That to the S. of the entrance projects well out to the W. of the N. shore, and from it a stone pier runs out in a NW. and WNW. direction, from which a break water extends NW. 5ooft, also on same side are a wooden pier, quay jetty, and main pier containing a spice known as the old dry dock ; also another projection called Merchants' Quay, between which and the main pier is the harb. On the N. side is the Lonsdale Dock 6ooft long, gooft wide, area about 43 acres. Entrance gates 40ft wide, depth over sill ST. 18ft ; NT. Sft. Ample and convenient stowing ground for rails, pig-iron, iron ore, &c. Large and convenient shed for dry goods. Steam cranes. The Derwent Patent Slip, which take vessels 15oft long and of 350 tons, is 15oft long, 3ost wide. Eight cranes.

Charges.-Harb. and dock dues 6}d ton. Tonnage rates 70 and 1/ ton. Harb. boat 16 to 21/ per vessel, according to size.

Pilotage.—District. See Whitehaven. Rates 1/6 to 5/ according to size.

Towage.-Steamer inwards, id ton; steamer outwards, id ton ; special rates by agreement. Sailing vessels, inwards, ild ton; outwards, id per ton.

Officials.-Harb. Master, F. Vaughan ; Deputy, D. Ar.mstrong, Traffic Man., S. M. M'Gowan ; Coll. of Harb. Dues, W. Hill.

Hotels.—“Green Dragon," " Station.”
WORTHING, Sussex. Watering place. A pier of mile long,

used by fishing boats. Charges.-According to agreement. YARM, Yorkshire. Inland creek of Port of Stockton-on-Tees.

D. HWST. 13ft, HWNT. 7ft. Officials.-Same as Stockton. YARMOUTH, Isle of Wight. Pop. 800. Auth. Mayor and

Burgesses, under the Yar Bridge Act, 1858, and the Yarmouth Pier Order, 1879. THW. roh-12h ; Sp. rise 7ft ; N. rise 6 ft. D. over bar at LW. about 5ft, at HW. about 13ft. W. prev. SW.; most dangerous at NW. Tr.-I. Coal, timber, railway goods; E. Lambs and malting barley. LV. about 350 tons. Accn. At the mouth of the Yar river there is a port for small vessels, an excellent quay, and good shelter is provided by a breakwater. There is a pier outside the harb. used principally by passenger steamers.

Charges.-Harb. dues, colliers over 200 tons 5/ each, under, 36 to 4/6 each. Ballast 1/6 ton.

Towage.- None.

Officials. — Town Clerk, A. II. Estcourt; Harb. Master, H. Warder.

Hotel.- The “ George.”
YARMOUTH, GREAT, Norfolk. Lat. 52° 34' 25" N;

long. 1° 44' 20" E. Pop. 50,000. Auth. Port and Haven Commissioners under Acis, 1866 and 1874. THW. (Y. Roads) f. and c. 9h 15m; Sp. • rise 6ft ; N. rise 4.}st ; R. of N. 3ft. D. The depth at entrance to haven over bar averages 10ft LWOST. Av. rise and fall of tide 6st in N. and NW. winds, the rise of tide increases from I to 3ft. The minimum depth on bar in the fairway of the entrance. between the piers is rost at LW. or 16ft at HWOST. W. prev. W. are N. W. to S. W., and the most dangerous are ESE. to S. Ry. G.E. Tr.-I. Grain, timber, seed, oilcake, stones, coal ; E. Grain, flour, fish. L.V. 751 tons; 16ft 8in deepest dst. Accn. Area of harb. about 20 acres. No docks. About 23,400ft of quayage. Numerous quays and wharves along both sides of the river. There are five dry docks, one of which has taken a ship up to Soo tons. Crane power to 10 tons.

Charges.--Rates on vessels vary from 3d to 60 ton, or certain charges per vessel per annum. Weighing and measurage Cranage. Ballast 1/2 per ton. Dues on goods 4d to 1/ per ton.

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