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day or night, throughout the year. Vessels of 3oft dst, and of any tonnage can proceed from sea up to Kingroad anchorage within one mile from dock gates at any time of the day or tide. For despatch in discharging grain and general cargo at low rates this dock claims to have no equal in Great Britain. Warehouse Accn. The sheds have a floor space of about 17 acres ; two large granaries capable of storing 40,000 and 75,000 quarters of grain, respectively. Accommodation for 2,000 animals, and chill rooms capable of accommodating 210 carcases. Cold stores for provisions, &c., of 110,000 cub. ft capacity, capable of storing 40,000 packages.

Royal Edward Dock in course of construction of 30 acres water area, an entrance 85oft long by rooft wide; and a graving dock 850ft long

The Portishead Dock is 1,8oost long, 300ft wide, and has an area of 12 acres. It has a large granary, fitted with elevators, and capable of storing 60,000 quarters. Depth of water on sill 34ft at mean ST., and 24ft at mean NT. Length of wharfage 600yds. It is entered from Kingroad by a lock 444ft long and 66ft wide. The dock is well situated under the shelter of the Portishead Hills, and is accessible from Kingroad, where there is an excellent anchorage ; steamers enter direct from the deep fairway without tugs. Extensive shed accn. alongside quay ; storage capacity for grain about 180,000 quarters. A wharf and stacking ground has just been erected, fitted with the most modern appliances for handling timber.

Charges. - Dues on shipping entering the port vary from 1}d to 1/1 at the Bristol Docks, and ild to 1/4 at Avonmouth and Portishead Docks. Rates on goods imported. No dues on exports. Labour charges and rent on goods imported very moderate Stevedoring and all labourage on cargo undertaken by the Docks Committee at charges varying according to the nature of the cargo. Lying up dues. For every sea-going vessel which shall remain in the docks for any period exceeding one lunar month after entering the same, id per reg. ton per week to the expiration of the second sunar month, and 2d per reg. ton per week at Bristol and Avonmouth Docks, and id per reg. ton per week at Portishead Dock, for every week after the expiration of such second month, until further notice.

Towage.--Sailing Vessel, per ton reg. :-Holmes to Avonmouth Docks, 5d; to Portishead Docks, 5d; to Bristol Docks, 7d. Kingroad to Avonmouth Docks, 3d ; to Portishead Docks, 30; to Bristol Docks, 5d. Avonmouth to Kingroad or Portishead, 3d; to Cardiff; 6d; to Newport, 6d ; to Penarth, 6d ; to Holms, 5d. Portishead to Kingroad, 3d ; to Cardiff, 6d ; to Newport, 6d ; to Tenarth, hd ; to Holms, 5d. Bristol to Avonmouth, 4d; to Portishead, 4d; to Kingroad, 4d; to Newport, 8d ; to Penarth, 60 ; to Cardiff, 8d ; to Holms, 6d.

Sailing vessels over 700 tons and not exceeding 1,300 tons, to and from Bristol and Kingroad, are entitled to a second tug without extra charge, and if over 1,300 tons, to a third tug without extra charge. Sailing vessels over 8oo tons register, to and from Avonmouth or Porris. head Docks, are entitled to a second tug without extra charge.

Steamers ; Kingroad to Avonmouth or Portishead when required, by agreement. Kingroad to Bristol when required, ad per ton; charge for one tug not to exceed £14. Bristol to Kingroad when required, 3d per ton ; charge for one tug not to exceed £10. For each additional tug required, up or down the river, £ 5.

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Officials.-Sec. and Gen. Man., F. B. Girdlestone; Assistant General Manager, A. Harvey ; Engineer, W. W. Squire, C.E. ; Chief Assistant Engineer, T. A. Peace, C.E. City Docks: Water Bailiff and Quay Warden, Capt. J. Turner; Traffic Man. and Supt. of Warehouses, J. Macnab; Dock Master (Cumberland Basin), Capt. C. F. Hart; Deputy do., Capt. W. Cooke; Dock Master (Bathurst Basin), G. W. Gilmore. Avonmouth Docks: Traffic Man., 1. Robson; Dock Master, Capt. E. W. Harvey; Lloyd's Agent, Francis Barnard. Portishead Dock : Traffic Man., H. Barrington, Dock Master, Capt. A. Sendell ; Coll. of H.M. Customs, H. C. Mannets; Lloyd's Agent, F. H. C. Barnard. Hotels.-" Royal,” College Green, Mrs. Rogers ;

" Clifton Down," A. Mellor ; 'Grosvenor,” Mrs. Stockham ; " Colston,” The Manageress ; and “St. Vincent Rocks,” The Manageress ; at Avonmouth, “Royal.

BRITON FERRY.-See Neath.
BRIXHAM, Devonshire. Lat. 50° 24' N ; long. 3° 30' W. On

W. side of Torbay. Ry. Gt. Westero. Auth. Brixham Urban Council under Act of 1896 THW. f. and c. 6h 14m. There are no docks, but a breakwater is in course of construction. When completed the harb. will have an area of 145 acres with D. from 6 to 24st.

Officials.-Clerk, J. L. Arlidge ; Harb. Master, J. W. Wheaton; Lloyd's Agents, W. G. Kendrick & Son. BROADSTAIRS, Kent. Lat. 51° 21' N ; long. 1° 22' W.

Isle of Thanet. Town and population

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rapidly increasing. Pop. 5,266. Auth. Pier and Harb. Commrs.,
acting under Statutes 31 and 45 Geo. III. c. 86 and 102. THW.
f. and c. uh 38m. W. prey. X. Area of harb. about iš acres.
No vessels can enter at I W., but ships of 120 tons enter HW.
D. IWST. gst to uft. Wooden pier. Has considerable trade in
filtering sand. Cranage up to 2 tons,

Charge. – 1/6 per ton on coal.
Pilotage.- Acccording to agreement,
Officials.-Clerk, H. Bertram Langham ; Harb. Mast., Jethro
Pettit.

Hotels.-" Grand," " Albion,” Balmoral,” and “Railway.”
BRORA, Sutherlandshire. Lat. 58' O'N; long. 4° 7' W. N.

of Dornoch Firth. Auth. Owner, the Duke of Sutherland. THW. f. and c. uh 38m. Used by coasters of up to about 70 tons. There are no dues.

Official.--Factor, D. McLean, Esq., Goldspie.
BROUGHTY FERRY.-See Dundee. Pier with rost D. at end

LW. A lifeboat station. Rys. Cal. and N.B.
BRUCEHAVEN, Linlithgow. Sub-port of Grangemouth.

D. HWST. rost: HWNT, 6st. BRUCEHAVEN, Fifeshire. Slip for vessels to 350 tons. BRUCKLESS, Donegal, Ireland. A small pier belonging to

the Grand Jury of Co. Donegal. HW. at pier heal, 13ft. Dry at LW. Can only berth one smack at a time.

Official.-F. Gahan, Esq.. C.E., County Surveyor, Donegal.
BRUICHLADDICH PIER, Argyllshire, Isle of Islay, Loch

Indaal. Owner, C. Morrison, Islay. Time of HW. same as Bow more. Range of S.T. roft to 16ft. Dues 1 d. per ton.

Official.- John Laughton, Factor, Eallabus, Isiay.
BRYERS.-See Scilly.
BUCKHAVEN, Fiseshire. Lat. 56° 10'N ; long. 3° 1' 44" W.

5 miles from Dysart. No harb. auth. THW.
f. and c. 211 33m.
BUCKIE (Cluny Harb.). Lat. 57° 40' N; long. 3° 1 W.

Auth. The Trustees of the late John Gordon, Esq., of Cluny.

THW. f. and c. 12h 43m. W. of E. 37st ; most dangerous NW. 10 NE. Area of harb. 7 acres. D. 15ft to 17st at MWST., and 13ft to 15st IIWNT. D. of entrance at LWST. 7! ft. No tugs. Tr.-I. coals and salt. E. herrings, potatoes, and grain.

Charges. Harbour dues, 80 per ton foreign, 6d England, 4d Scotland.

Officials.-IIarb. Master, Jas. Melville ; Harb. Treasurer, John
Macdonald.

Hotel. - The “Cluny."
BUCKPOOL, Banffshire, about a quarter of a mile from Cluny

Harb. Situated on the river Buckie. Lat. 57°
40' N; long. 3° 0' W. Auth. Commissioners under Buck pool
Harbour Order, 1893.
THW. f. and c. 12h 43m.

W. most
dangerous NE. Area of harb. about 2 acres. D. 9 to ust at
HIWST., and 7 to 9st at HWNT. Entrance nearly dry at LW.
Used principally by fishing boats.

Charges.---Loading or discharging, 3d per reg. ton; herrings, ad per 375 gallons.

Official.-A, B. Hendry, Solicitor, Clerk to Commrs., Buckie.

BUDE, Cornwall. Two miles NW. of Stratton. Lat. 50° 49' N ;

4° 32' W. Auth. Stratton and Bude District Council. THW. f. and c. 6h 3m. Mean LW. com. ST. 12ft below gauge, range ST. 23 to 24ft. D. at entrance gft 6in ; at quays 8ft. Quayage in the canal of about 5oost frontage with D. Toft IIW. Crane. No entrance except at HW. A lifeboat station.

Officials.- Harb. Masi., Thos. Found ; Clerk, R. A. Fostermelliar.

BUDLE CREEK.- See Warrewater.
BUNAW HARBOUR (in Kilmakilogue Bay). --See Kenmare

Bay. There is a pier at this place in 12ft at HW. BURGHEAD, Elgin, Scotland. Lat. 57° 43' N ; long. 3° 20' W.

Auth. Owner, Hugh William Young, under the Burghead Harb. Act, 1858, and Burghead llarb. Order, 1881. THW. f. and c. 1h 45m. W. prev. W., most dangerous NE. Tr.I. Coals, grain, oilcake, manures, timber, pyrites of copper, and general merchandise. E. Grain, pitch, timber, stones and herrings. D. at entrance 7st. Quay, &c.: LWST. 12 to 13ft ; HWST. 14 to 15ft. There is a shifting sand bar. LV. steamer 817 tons. Burghead affords great facilities for despatching steamers, having railway accommodation all round the quays. Crane always lying at quays in readiness for discharging vessels.

Pilotage (compulsory). —3d per reg. ton under 100 tons, 2d over that on all steamers and sailing vessels loading or discharging or windbound.

Charges. -68 to 8d per ton reg. on vessels loading or discharging coastwise, 3d per ton reg. on windbound vessels.

Officials. - Grigor and Young, Solicitors, Elgin ; Harb. Mast., Capt. A. Taylor ; Collector, John Graham.

Broker. - William Adam.
Hotels.-" Station,” “ Plough.”
BURNHAM, Somerset. (See Bridgwater.) Lat. 51° 15' N ;

long. 3° 0' W. A landing place, dry at LW., leased by the M. and L. and S. W. Ry. Comps. since 1875 under the Burnham Tidal Harbour Act. Harb. dues, see Bridgwater. Pier dues abolished ; goods landed at Highbridge Wharf.

Officials.- William Clower (M. R., Derby), G. Knight (L. & S.W.R., Waterloo Station, London), Joint Secretaries ; Geo. 11. Eyre, Traffic Superintendent, Ba'h ; J. Jobson, Harb. Master. BURNHAM OVERY, Norfolk. A creek of port of Wells.

D. on bar 12ft HWST., 6ft HWNT. BURNMOUTH, Berwickshire. About 5 miles N. of Berwick.

Auth. Harbour Trustees under the Burnmouth Harbour Order, 1894. BURNTISLAND, Firth of Forth. Lat. 56° 3' N ; long. 3°14' W.

Pop. 5,000.

Auth. Harbour Commissioners, under Acts, 1881 and 1895, appointed three by the Town Council and six by the N.B. Ry. Co. THW. 2h 24m; Sp. rise 151st; N. rise 12 ft. W. prev. SW. and W.; most dangerous SÉ. and S. P. NC. Ry. N.B. Tr.-I. General; E. principally coal. Vessels cannot enter harb, or dock at LWST. Accn. The harb. is easy of access, and has a good roadstead in front of the tidal harbour ; has an area of 20 acres, enclosed by piers, with an entrance between outer piers of 250ft wide ; and between inner piers of 125ft wide, facing south. D. between outer entrance piers 15ft, between inner entrance 8ft. LWST., and over rest of harb). dry. There is a wet

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dock of 54 acres (opened in 1875); entrance 39ft bin wide ; depth 22st bin over sill at ST; about 1,900ft of quayage. Appliances for shipment of coal-three hydraulic hoists, and two 2-ton lifting

East Dock, opened 1901, 14 acres, entrance 6oft wide. D. HWOST. 28£ft. Appliances for shipment of coal, Hydraulic hoists with a list of 4oft ; also hydraulie crane for imports. Electric light in both docks. LV. 2,237 tons. Ample accommodation has been provided for vessels up to between 5,000 and 6,000 tons burthen. Charges.-Harb. rates from id to 4d per ton. Light dues d

Ballast 1/ per ton in dock, 9d in tidal harbour. Rates on vessels using dock : Coastwise 4d, foreign 4.d to 6d per ton reg. : Steamers -coastwise 5 d, foreign 6d per ton reg. Pilotage. NC.-Rates (inwards and outwards) :£ s. d.

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Officials.-Town Clerk and Clerk to Harbour Commrs., T. A.
Wallace; Harb. Eng., James Bell; Harb. Master, Thomas L.
Galloway ; Coll. of H. M. Cust., C. L. Lord ; Harb. Dues Coll.,
J. Isles ; Lloyd's Agent, W. Erskine; Stevedore, H. Addison.

Hotels.--" Forth, George,” “Royal.”
BURRY PORT, Carmarthenshire. Lat. 51° 40' N; long.

4° 15' W. Auth. Burry Port & Gwendreath Valley Ry., under Acts of Parliament. THW. f. and c. 6h 8m. Accn. Tidal harb. 15 acres in area. En. 220ft wide. D. on sill 22ft HWST., and 1411 at HWNT. Dock 3921t by 153ft, with entrance 45st wide, and quayage of about 250st. There are ballast cranes delivering 30 tons per hour, and staiths, each capable of lifting 150 tons of coal per hour. Cranes up to 3 tons. A life-boat station.

Floating Docks.-Gates 45ft ; D. on sill 22ft at HWST. and 14ft at II WNT.

Charges. -Vessels seeking shelter or freight in outer harb. free, in inner harb. 2d per ton. Vessels discharging and loading 3d per ton, or discharging or loading only ad per ton. Towage.

From port to sea, or from sea to port :-Under 150 tons register 40 per ton, 150 and under 200 44d, 200 and under 250 5d, 250 and under 300 5$d, 300 and upwards 6d. If under 125 tons, pilotage reduced 10 per cent.

Officials.-Harb. Master and General Manager, Arthur Morgan ;
Coll. of Harb. Dues, Edward Evans ; P.C.O., W. Creech.

Hotels. —"Neptune,” Gwendraeth," "Cambrian,” “Harbour
View," &c.
BURTONPORT, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Lat. 55° N; long.

8° 45' W. Auth. Grand Jury, Co. Donegal. Accn. Area 12,000 sq yds. D. Dry at LWOST., 15ft at HWOST.

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