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ships from one berth to another within the harb. 10/6. Minimumi rate of piloti g?, 10/6. If a master retain or employ a pilot whilst at anchor, the lay days 10 be 7/6 per day. If a Fleetwood pilot be taken to Piel Roads or Barrow, he shall be entitled to receive, in addition to his pilotage, 21/ for travelling expenses home.

Towage.-Coasting vessels to and from harb. to Wyre Light 3d ton, minimum £2 2s. Foreign vessels, Fleetwood harb. to and from Danger Patch 3d ton, minimum 4,3 38.; Fleetwood harb. to and from Wyre Light £3 34. Beyond Danger Patch Buoy, cr beyond North-west Buoy, by agreement. Towing from sea and dock. ing same tide 3d ton. Assisting to dock ship towed hy other than harb. tug Idd ton. Tugs can be had for towing down channel.

Officials..-Marine Supt. and Harb. Master, Capt. Jackson ;
District Ry. Supt., S. Whitehall ; Dock Supt., T. Mellor, Lloyd's
Agents, J. N. Ward & Son.
FLINT DOCK, Flintshire, Wales (see Chester). Lat. 53° 15' N;

long. 3° 9' W. Situated on the estuary of the Dee. Ry. L. & N.W. Auth. Owners, the United Alkali Co., Ld., of Flint. Tr.-I. and F. Chemicals, fuel, salt, sulphur, ore, &c. Accn. The dock is the outfall of a brook trained into shape by being piled on either side. Area 30oft x rooft. D. of water sli less than at Liverpool. Used by vessels drawing 12 to 15st, entering at HW.

Charges. – By arrangement. Appliances for unloading 300 tons per day.

Hotels.-“Ship,” Royal Oak,” “Swan," and "Cross Foxes.'
FOLKESTONE, Kent. Seaport. Lat. 51° 4' 40" N ; long.

1° u' 35" E. Pop. 30,000. Auth. S. E. & C. Ry., under their Act of Parliament, 6 and 7 Vict., c. 51. P. NC. THW. f. and c. uh 7m; Sp. rise 2oft ; N. rise 161ft. HWST. 49st ; LWST. 3oft at SE. end of the deep water pier. At pier heads ST. 19 to 21st; NT. 10 to 14st. 1 here is no bar at the en: trance to the harb. The harb. is dry at LW._W. prev. and most dangerous from S. to SW. Ry. S. E. & C. Tr.- A large general Import and Export trade. LV. 342 tons, and the Co.'s ss. of 300 tons. The total area of existing harbs. (inner and outer) is 12a 317. The total quay space of inner and outer harbs. is 405yds lin. The Company's passenger and goods steamers running the services between Folkestone and Boulogne, use the deep water pier for landing and embarking purposes, when there is not sutricient water to permit of the boats entering or leaving the harb. Ships entering this harb. should not draw more than 12ft. There is a gridiron 22411 long x 35ft wide at middle.

Charges.--Harb. dues ad reg. ton.
Pilotage.-See London District.
Towage.-10/ to 20, according to size of vessel.

Officials.--Gen. Manager S. E. & C. Ry., Vincent W. Hill,
Esq. ; Harb. Mast. and Supt., Capt. Boxer, R.N. ; Lloyd's Agent,
G. Hammond & Co., Dorer.
FORTROSE, Rosshire. Lat. 57° 30' N; long. 4° 10' W.

Situated on the Moray Firth. D. at En. and berths, 10 to 11 ft ST, 8 to 9 ft NT. THW. f. and c. uh 46m.

Charges --Harbour dues, 4d per ton reg. at jetty, 2d at pier. Water Id per reg ton.


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Station close to two piers, with rail to one pier. West Highland Ry. Auth. Owner, Mrs. Cameron Campbell, of Monzie. Accn. At railway pier, 2 berths, 120 and 350 st. D. at both piers, outside berth, OT ut LW, 22ft HW; inside berth, OT 3st LW, vist HW. No cranage accn. LV. 353 reg. tons.

Charges.-Harb. dues id per reg. ton. No dues on cargo. Stevedore's charges 4d to 6d ton on cargo.

Official. --IIarb. Master, John Macphee.
FOSDYKE.-See Spalding.
FOSDYKE BRIDGE, on the River Welland, 8 miles below

Spalding. Auth. The River Welland Outfall Trustees. HW. f. and c. 7h om. D. ST. 12 to 15.1. LV Vessels up to 16oft in length can swing.

Charges.-River Welland dues, same as for Spalding. Pilotage.--Clayhole, to or from, under Sít 1/9 per foot, over 8ft 2/ per foot. Steam rugs from Boston, ballast and silt free.

Officials.-Clerks, Messrs. Calthrop & Bonner, solicitors, Spalding ; Harb. Master, W. A. Kirkley, Welland Office, Fosdyke, Boston. FOWEY, Cornwall. About midway between Falmouth and

Plymouth. Lat. 50° 21' N ; long. 4° 38' W. Pop. 2,000. Auth, Harb. Commissioners. P. NC. THW. f. and c 5h 14m ; Sp. rise 171t; N. rise 12st. D. ST. 26ft ; NT. 2oft ; LST. 18st. W. prev. SW. and SSE. Tr.-I. Patent manure timber, coal, and limestone; E. China-stone, granite, grain, &c. LV. 5,600 tons d.w. The harb. is perfectly safe at all times o lide, and is well dredged. There are railway jetties for shipping china clay, and sour jetties with hydraulic tips and cranes. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 railway jetties with steam cranes for discharging and loading. Nos. 5, 6, and 7 with steam cranes for loading and discharging. Last three jetties recently added owing to increase of trade. D. 19st LWOST., quays and berths the same.

Charges.-Harb. dues- Foreign going 2d per ton, coasters ifd per ton, windbound Id pei ton, ballast gd per ton. Great Western Railway Co.'s charges for disi harging coal cargos :-Steamers up to 1,000 tons 5 d per ton, 1,000 to 2,000 53d, 2,000 to 3,000 6fd, above 3,000 63d; sailing vessels up to 1,000 tons 5d per ton, 1,000 to 2,000 5 d, 2,000 to 3,000 6d, above 3,000 6 d. Trimming china clay, sand, and stone, and iron ore in bulk :--Steamers up to 500 tons id per ton, 500 to 750 2d, 750 to 1,000 270, 1,000 to 1,500 2{d, 1,500 to 2,000 3d, 2,000 to 3,000 47d, above 3,000 4&d; sailing vessels up to 500 tons it per ton, 500 to 750 ifd, 750 to 1,000 2d, 1,000 to 1,500 2d, 1,500 to 2,000 3d, 2,000 to 3,000 4d, above 3,000 4.d. Stowage of china clay in casks and bags, and china stone runners :-Steamers up to 1,000 tons 4 d per ton, 1,000 to 2,000 44d, 2,000 to 3,000 5d, above 3,000 6 d ; :ailing vessels 'p to 1,000 tons 4d, 1,000 to 2,000 410, 2,000 to 3,000 5d, above 3,000, 60 ; other merchandise in propı rtion. Large sailing vessels loading clay in casks or bulk, 3d ton. Ston age bulk, 2d. cne hatchway, two id, three id ton.

Pilotage.--District. From Looe to the Dodman. Rates. On vessels boarded within the Land off Looe or the Dodman, into the harb. of Fowey, Mevagissey Pier, Pentewan Basin, Charlestown Basin, or Looe : Vessels not exceeding 100 tons register as per foot and 6d for every additional 50 tons. On vessels boarded without the limits above defined 1/ foot, in addition to the foregoing. The pilotage outwards, from any of the said harbs. to sea, is two-thirds of the aforegoing, according to the vessel's then dst of water. All vessels which anchor on their arrival, either in Mevagissey Bay or the Sands of Fowey, pay one-half. All vessels, inwards, anchoring in Fowey Harb., and afterwards removed to Looe Roads, and all vessels outwards removed from Looe Roads and anchored in Fowey Harb., pay 1/ per foot extra, if drawing 14st of water, and 9d per foot if drawing less than 14ft. Vessels removed from one harb. to another pay the same pilotage as if boarded within the headlands coming in from sea. A pilot taken on board at sea is entitled to the following additional rate of pay :- If at three leagues without a line drawn from the Looe to the Dodman 3 35. If at six leagues without a line drawn from the Looe to the Dodman £4 45. If at ten leagues without a line drawn from the Looe to the Dodman £6 6s, and proportionately for intermediate distances. All coasting vessels, excepting limestone barges, piloted into the harb. of Looe pay id ton, new registry, and the same outwards. All limestone barges piloted into the harb. pay 216 each and the same outwards. Charge for use of boats and warps 5) vessel.

Towage.-In and out and shifting to or from loading or dis. charging berths, 4d per reg. ton; vessels under ico tons to pay on 100 tons. Harbour to wage limits include towing inward or oat. ward to or from an imaginary line drawn from Cannis Rocks to Pencarrow Point. Attendance on steamers in and out of harb., above 1,000 reg. tons 10/ per 100 tons; under 1,000 tons by agreement. Up to 300 tons d.w. Fowey to Par, or vice versa, 25/; to Charlestown and Pentewan 35/; to Mevagissey 40/: Looe to Par, Charlestown or Pentewan 50. Love to Howey, including harb. work for vessels under 100 reg. tons 60. Above 100 tons, 3d per ton on extra tonnage.

Officials.---Clerk to Harb. Commrs., W. J. Graham ; Harb. Master, E. P. Beal; Coll. of H. M. Cust., Ilenry Paull; Supt. II.M. Cust., J. Ruffignac ; Lloyd's Agent, J. H. Hannan.

Hotels.-The Fowey,” “ Ship, * Commercial," &c. FOYNES, Co. Limerick. On the Shannon below Limerick.

Lat. 52° 36' N ; long 9° 5' W. Auth. Trustees, Lord Monteagle of Mount Trenchard, Foynes, Chairman. Accn. Area about 3 acres.

Berths for 3 ships. Two cranes, 2 and 5 tons. LV. 450 tons. D. Dry at LW. Springs rise 153st, neaps vist at entrance. OT. 14st gin. THW. f. and c. sh 35m. A good anchorage. The loynes Harbour Commissioners give notice, October 6, 1904, that they have placed two mooring buoys in the vicinity of the pier, at Foynes Harbour, in the following positions :- The western buoy bears from the nearest corner of the pier N.N.W #W. westerly about half a cable. The eastern buoy E.S. E. about the same distance from the eastern corner of the pier. The bearings are magnetic from the pier. Both buoys are moored in over 30 feet of water.

Charges.-Ship pays 4d, merchant 5d ton for discharging. Wharfage ild ton. Quayage 3d reg. ton on coasters, 5d on foreign tonnage. Cranage nil.

Official. -Sec. to Harb, Board, S. J. McDonough.

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FRASERBURGH, Aberdeenshire. Lat. 57° 41' N; long.

2° 0' W. The largest herring fishing port. Pop. in fishing season 20,000. Ry. G.N. of Scotland. THW. f. and c. oh 40m.

Auth. Commissioners under Fraserburgh Harbour Act, 1878, and Harbour Order, 1884. Tr.-I. Coal, lime, iron, salt, timber, staves and fish ; E. Oats, potatoes and pickled herrings. llarbour is protected by the Balaclava Break water and Pier 2,26511 long, carried into 15't depth end, and by a south break water carried into 16ft at LW. and enclosing about 20 acres. Balaclava Harbour has been deepened to 18ft HW. and 6st LW, and a Dry Dock of 34 acres has been formed, and a black ball will be exhibited by day and a green light by night, denoting that th-re is 12 ft. of water on the tide gauge. Another dock is being constructed.

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There is a steam crane lifting 3 tons. LV. 500 tons.

Charges.---Tonnage on vessels to or from foreign ports 8d, on coasting vessels 4d; windbound vessels, coasting, id; foreign, 2d ; jd ton water and lights. Pilotage.-E s. d.

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Officials.-Clerk, Andrew Tarras; Harb. Master, George
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FREMINGTON QUAY, Devonshire. Auth. L. and S. W.

Ry. Co. Accn. Tidal harb. about gooft long, with quayage about 1,250ft. D. Dry LW.; 18st HWST. Used by vessels up to 500 tons discharging general cargoes from Liverpool and coals from S. Wales. Cranes lift from 2 to 5 tons.

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26' W. A small pier harb., dry at LW GAINSBOROUGH, Lincolnshire. An inland port situated on

the Trent. Lat. 53° 24' N ; long. 0° 45' W. Rys. G.N. and G. E. Steamers ply between this place and Hull: communication with many inland towns by canals. No harb., but vessels lie in the river at railway sidings. 5-ton crane.

Official.--Burgess Constable, E. Pearson.


GALWAY, Co. Galway. On the Corrib. Lat. 53° 18' N;

long. 9° 5' 30" W. Pop. 14,800. Auth. Harb, Commissioners under statutes 16 and 17 Vict. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 4h 35m; Sp. rise 16ft; N. rise rift. D. in harb). ST. 18ft; NT. 12ft to 141t. 'W. prev. W. and SW. Ry. M.G.W. Tr. General. LV. using the harb. are steam vessels, including H.M. gunboats, and all classes of sailing vessels. The largest vessel can enter the roadstead and lie there at anchor in safety. There are two wet docks with an area of 9 acres, which will accommodate vessels of 16ft dít ; these can enter at OST. There is a 15-ton lifting crane.

Charges.-Dues for roadstead 6d ton, new dock 8d ton coast. ing ; 1/2 ton over sea.

Pilotage.--District. The Port of Galway is divided into two pilotage districts, one called the Outer, and the other the Inner. The outer district extends from a line from Gulin Head, to the western point of the Arran Islands, and from thence to Hag's Head, and to the roadstead of Galway. The inner district extends from the roadstead to the docks and quays. Rates. From a line drawn between Black Head and Spiddal to the roadstead, and vice versâ : 50 tons and under 75 tons 12/6, and 2/6 additional for every 25 tons. Half the above rate payable from the roadstead to the docks, and vice versa. A vessel taking a pilot at or outside Arran to the Black Head Line, or from Black Head Line to Arran Islands, by either Sound, pays 2/6 for every 25 tons reg., in addition to these rates.

Towage.--As per agreement.

Officials.-Sec. to Harb. Commrs., T. N. Redington ; Harb. Master, Joseph Burbidge ; Manager M.G.W. Ry., J. Tatlow ; Coll. of H.M. Cust., J. Kearn and J. Underdown; Engineer, W. N. Binns, B.E. ; Lloyd's Agents, Richardson Bros. & Co. GARDENSTOWN, Banffshire. Near Troup Head. Lat. 57°

40' N; long. 2° 20' W. Auth. Owner, Francis Alex. Garden, of 'Troup, under the Gardenstown Harbour Oriler, 1876. THW. f. and c. noon. D. at En. uft HIST; Toft in berth; HWNT. 9ft E. and 8st in berth. Accn. Harbour is of triangular shape, with WS. and E. quavs, length of quayage being 1,669ft. D. Dry at LW., njft HWST, and glt HWNT. W. prev, and most dang. N to NE. LV. 135 tons.

Charges.---3d per ton reg. Ballast as per agreement.
Pilotage.-4d per ton reg.

Officials.- Agents, Messrs. Burnett & Reid, Advocates, Aberdeen; Ilarb. Master, Capt. J. T. Nicolson.

Hotel.-"Garden Arms" Hotel.
GARLIESTOWN, Wigtownshire. Lat. 54° 45' N; long. 4° 20'

W. THW. corresponds with time of Liverpool. Auth. Harb. Committee, without Parliamentary powers. W prev. S and SE. Accn. Tidal harbour, dry at LW., with iSft HWST, and 10 to 12ft HWNT. LV. 300 tons reg. Crane power to 5 tons. Covered sheds.

Charges.-1}d per ton reg. on vessels discharging or loading, id per ton on vessels taking shelter. Dues on cargo landed : coal

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