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Charges for each Port. From 20 to 6d per reg. ton ; Cattle from Id to 2/6 each ; goods 6d per ton (weight or measurements).

Officials.-St. Peter's Port, Harb. Master, Captain W. C. Jones (under the direction of the Supervisor of the harbour, who is treasurer of the States of Guernsey); Dep. Harb. Master, Captain A. Barnicoat ; Lloyd's Agent, S. T. Tandevin.

Jersey. Pop. 60,000. Auth, States of the Island of Jersey. Tr.-1. Woollen fabrics, hardware and cutlery, glass, soap, coal, &c. ; E. Gravel, chinastone, cattle, butter, fruit. Two railways into interior. St. Heliers. THW. f. and c. 6h 29m. D. at entrance 9ft at LW., at quays to i8ft at LW. Sp. rise 36ft ; N. rise 23st. Pier heads, gst at LW. Area of Victoria and Albert Harbs. 32 acres ; old harbs. 13 acres. Wharfage about 8,500ft. W. prev. SW. LV.vessels of 300 tons reg. can lie at Old North Pier. Accn. at Albert Pier or Victoria Harb. for those of 800 tons. ChargesHarb. dues, id per ton reg., 6d per ton on cargo in and out, and 1/ for each passenger landed. Good cranage accommodation, II steam cranes to liit 2 to 7 tons ; hand crane to lift to tons. Gorey Pier. 9oost long by 3oft wide. D. at pier heads HWST 291t, HWNT. 14ft. W. prev. W;• most dangerous S. LV. 300 tons. Charges.-Harb. dies, same as St. Heliers. Small trade with France. St. Aubins Harb. En dry at LW. for a considerable distance outside harbour. D. 14ft at pier heads HWST. ChargesHarb. dues, same as St. Heliers. Very small trade.

Officials.--St. Heliers, Harb. Master, Capt. F. J. Renouf; Dep.
Ilarb. Master, W. Ie Scelleur (St. Aubins, Capt. Langlois ; Gorey,
Capt. Noel); Lloyd's Agent, E. Briard.

Hotel.--" The Royal Yacht.”
CHARLESTOWN, Cornwall. Lat. 50° 20' N ; long. 4° 41' W.

Auth. Owners, S. Crowder and Trustees of the late E. J. Sartoris. Accn. for about 15 coasting vessels in dock. Outward basin or pier. Dry at LW. Vessels drawing 13st and up to 400 tons enter at HWST. THW. f. and c. 5h um. Tr.--). Coal, limestone, and timber ; E. China-clay, ores, &c.

Charges. --Harb. dues 34d per ton reg. Hobbling, 50 tons 6/1 to 200 ions £1, according to size; above 200 tons 1/ for every

For water provided, whether used or not, for vessels of 50 tons 1/, up to 75 tons 1/6, up to 150 tons 26; for every additional 10 tons reg. 2d.

Ballast.-Discharging, 3d per ton as dues; and cartage, 6d.
Officials.—Manager, H. J. Bulteel ; Harb. Master, J. C. Moore.
CHARLESTOWN, Fifeshire. Lat. 56° 2' N; long. 3° 32' W

N. side of Firth of Forth. Auth. N.B. Ry. under Acts 1859, 1861, and 1862. Tr.-I Wood goods. E. Coals. Accn. Area 73 acres. Dry at LW. D. at HW. 12ft N., and 1511 ST. Five coal staiths, with two steam hoists and a 3-ton crane. THW. f. and c. 2h 43m.

Charges.-Steamers, 21 per ton ; sailing vessels, id; harb. lights 2/6 per vessel ; trimming coal 34 ton ; bunker coal 7d too.

Officials.-W.F. Jackson, Ĝen. Man., N. B. Ry. Co., Edinburgh; Ilarb. Master, John Barber ; Shipping Agent, John Addison, jun. ; Rly. Agent, James Cooper ; Coll. of H.M. Cust., James Urquhart; Shipping and Consular Agent, Geo. McEwan,

Hotel. -"Elgin Arms," J. McGregor.

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CHATHAM, Kent, River Medway. Adjoining Rochester.

Principaliy noted for the Government Dockyard. Rys. S. E. and C.R. Hoys between London and Chatham every Wednesday and Saturday. THW. f. and c. ih im.

Official.- Lloyd's Agent, G. W. Gill.
CHEPSTOW, Monmouthshire. At the confluence of the Wye

and the Severn. D. The river has an average depth of soft at HW. Auth. Owner, Duke of Beautort. Accn. There is no harb. ; vessels lie in the river Wye. Berths are various and would accommodate ships of almost any size. The tide rises 48ft at springs. There are wooden ship repairing docks and a large iron shipbuilding yard.

Official.- Local Agent to His Grace the Duke of Beaufort. CHESTER, Point of Ayr. See also Saltney, Sandycroft, Queen's

Ferry, Hawarden Bridge, Connah's Quay, Flint, Bagillt, Greenfield, and Mostyn. Lat. 53° 12' N; long. 2° 53' W. Pop. 37,000. Auth. The river Dee is under the jurisdiction of the Dee Conservancy Board. There are several w harves with accommodation for loading and discharge at Chester, and important works have been carried out for deepening the river, which have already resulted in obiaining the prescribed depth of channel up to Chester, viz., equal to 15ft on an Ost. Further works are contemplated. Rys. : G. W., C. L. C., L. N. W., G. W., and L. N. W. joint lines. The shipping entering this river is accommodated at the following quays, &c. :-Saltney, one mile below Chester, where G. W. R own wharf with steam and hand cranes ; Connah's Quay, about half way between Chester and the mouth of the Dee river, is the northern terminus of the W. M. & C. Quay Railway. There are two tidal docks here ; sieam and hand cranes; every convenience for shipping. D. Sp. 17st; N. 10 to 12ft alongside wharf at LW. Gen. Man., Thos. Cartwright, Wrexham. Connah's Quay is in direct communication with the M., G. N., and Gi. Central Rys. Tr.–Timber, bricks, ore, pig-iron, grain, &c. Flint, a small dock used principally by the owners, the United Alkali Co., Ltd. LV, draws izli when loaded ; at LWST. vessels

Bagillt, three landing wharves for lead, &c. Greenfield, 3 miles above Mostyn. Vessels of unft dft. can reach this at ST., and those of 5st at N. Mostyn imports a large quantity of iron ore, timber, &c. Point of Ayr, large coal loading, from *colliery alongside. Wild Roads at entrance of the river Dee is a safe and commodious place where large vessels may lie at anchor and discharge into lighters. Sp. rise 26st, N. 22ft. THW. f. and c. ih om.

There is a lightship here. Charges.-Anchorage toll

, throughout the river 1/- per vessel. List of the ship dues payable on and after the 1st day of August, 1892, under and in pursuance of the Dee Conservancy Act, 1889, to the Dee Conservancy Board :-Class 1.-Outward and inward charges on coasting vessels. Every vessel clearing the river with cargo or passengers for any port in the United Kingdom, or the Isle of Man, or entering the river with cargo or passengers from any such port, 2d per ton. Class 2.-Outward and inward charges on oversea vessels. Every vessel clearing the river with cargo or passengers for any port not being in the United Kingdom, or the Isle of Man, and every vessel entering the river with cargo or passengers from any such port, 4d per ton. Class 3.-Charges on vessels using the

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Vessels from 60 to Bo tons net register ... Wild Roads

Vessels 60 tons net register, and under Vessels from 60 to 80 tons net register And as to vessels over 80 tons net register, 2d per foot extra for every additional 20 tons net register on each rate respectively. 5' per tide shifting; 5/ per day if detained on board within the district ; 716 per day if taken outside district, and travelling expenses.

Note.-Winter Season commences October 1, and ends March 31. No vessel to pay for less than 8ft dft., nor to pay for odd inches under or over half a foot.

The following sailing directions were approved Nov. 7, 1904 :The Chester pilot boat is ketch rigged, with her bow coloured white, marked on the black bulwarks, “C.P. No. 1,” in white letters, 2ft bin deep, and on the mainsail with the letter “ C,” in black, 6st deep. At night the Chester pilots signal by means of white flare-up lights. When wind and weather permit the pilot boat cruises within the space covered by the red sector of Great Orme lighi, or between the bearings of S.81° W. and S.89 W. of the light, but occasionally anchors during southerly gales westward of Chester bar, in about 6fms, near the point Ĉ” on Admiralty Chart No. 1170 B, from which position Rhyl Church is open a little westward of the house on Rhyl pier, S. 18° E. Vessels bound to Chester river may, from ofi Great Orme head, distant about one mile, steer into the space embraced by the red sector, and continue eastward in it until the north-west lightship bears NE. by N., which is about 13 miles from the Great Orme. At three hours flood this route is available for vessels of 25st draught, but at low water for vessels of 12st draught only. It must be remembered that this course leads over Constable bank, which may be subject to change. The best route for vessels other than of light draught is northward of Constable bank buoys: By telegraphing or writing to the pilot office at Connagh's quay a pilot may be engaged to attend at Holy. head llarbour at any time, and captains who do not know this coast are advised to put into Holyhead harbour, and telegraph or write for a pilot to come there, especially when strong winds are blowing from the north and north-west.

Towage.-Vessels trading to the G.W. Ry. Co.'s wharves at Saltney, free. For others apply to G.W. Ry. Co.'s Agent at Saltney, and Messrs. Coppack and Co., tug owners, Connah's Quay.

Officials.-Clerk to Dee Conservancy Board, S. Smith, of Chester ; Harb. Master, Connah's Quay, Mr. Miller; Customs Supi., E. LI. Marriott.

Hotel.-“ Hare and Hounds," Connah's Quay.
CHICHESTER, Sussex. Lat. 50° 46' N ; long. 0° 55' W.

Ry. L. B. & S.C. Harb. is 2m from the city, and is an inlet of the English Channel, containing Thorney Island and Emsworth. D. at E. HWST. 14ft ; LW. about 2st. THW. f. and c. th 30m. See Bosham Quay. CHRISTCHURCH, Hampshire. Lat. 50° 44' N ; long.

1° 45'. Situated between the Avon and the Stour. Harb. HWST. 6ft, dries at LW, D. at entrance 6ft, at quay loft. Only used for barges. There is a double tide in the bay. THW. f. and c. gh om.

Official.-Chief Officer, James Walker,
CHURCH BAY, Holyhead.-See Sutan.
CINQUE PORTS. Originally five in number, but afterwards

increased to eight, viz., Dover, Sandwich, Hythe, and Romney, in Kent, and Rye, Winchelsea, Hastings, and Seaford, in Sussex. These ports formerly had important privileges, and were bound to furnish à certain number of ships of war to the sovereign in return. The first Charter was granted by William I. in 1078. The Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports is also Constable of Dover Castle. CLACKMANNAN, Clackmannanshire. See Kennetpans. On

N. Bank of Firth of Forth, 27m. above Queensferry. Lat. 55° 5' N ; long. 3° 51' W. 7m E. of Stirling, at the junction of the rivers Devon and Forth. D. HWST. 1811, and HWNT. 14ft. THW. f. and c. ioh om. Ry. N.B. The port is a private one; not a shipping port.

Official.-J. A. Lange.
CLARE CASTLE, Co. Clare, Ennis, Ireland. Lat. 52° 49' N;

long. 8° 57' W. Situated on the river Fergus. Ry. L. & E. Auth. Trustees, under Act 9 and 10 Vict., c. 86. Accn. Quayage 700ft, sheltered from all winds. Dry at LW. D. in river 18st to 22ft ; at upper quay 12ft ; at lower quay 153ft OST.; neaps 8}ft and 12fc. Used by vessels up to 500 tons. One crane up to 2 tons. Quayage 3d per reg. ton coasters; 5d per reg. ton foreign and colonial. Discharging coal 6d to 8d per ton.

Pilotage.-For 100 ton vessel 30/ in and 30/ out.
Official.--Harb. Master, P. O. Kelly.
CLAY.-See Blakeney.
CLEVEDON, Somerset, near Avonmouth, Bristol Channel.

Auth. Clevedon Urban District Council. A pier 840ft long. D. at pier head at HWST. 45lt, and 7st LWST.

Charges.—20 per person landing or embarking. No cranes.
Officials.-Clerk, H. C. Fry, Clevedon; Pier Mas., J. G. Rowles.
Hotel.-"Walton Park."
CLIFDEN, Co. Galway: -See Ardbear. Lat. 53° 30' N ; long,

10° 0' W. A pier belonging to the Grand Jury of Co. Galway. D. HWST. 12ft, HWNT. 7ft. Dry at LW. Used by small coasters. Sometimes vessels of 100 to 200 tons load and discharge at pier, and vessels of 800 tons have discharged in bay. Vessels are being piloted from the anchorage to the quay for ti 5s. W. prev. SW. THW. f. and c. 4h 30m.

Official.-William Gorman, General Merchant.

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