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Bunbury Railway system by a new timber viaduct. The extension of the main head by 400ft in length by 474ft wide is completed, making 1,140ft berthage on E. side, and 960't. on W. side. One 25 ton crane, one 5 ton crane, two portable winches. There are eight berths at jetty, viz end berth E. si e for steamers 300ft long and under, can load down to 19ft at LW.; three saiters' ber hs E. side, with 17ft 6in, 17ft, and 15ft at LW., also S. end berth 11ft, used in summer only. On W. side three berths, 18ft, 17ft, 16ft; vessel loading beyond 19ft or at jetty can complete at a heavy mooring buoy, to which they shackle on own cable, least water 30ft at LW. THW. f. and c. 9 hours; springs rise 2ft, and neaps Ift. W. Summer, Nov. to Apri, land and sea breezes; Winter, May to October, N., N.W. and W. winds, with occasional heavy gales. No Admiralty chart; breakwater is not plotted; only plan existing is No. 1,034, Cape Naturalist to King George's Sound. LV. s.s. Adour, 3,793 tons, finished loading at heavy mooring buoy, to draught of 24ft 2in. Pilotage. C. in only, 2d per reg. ton. Charges. On vessel say 500 tons £18 15s, plus 1/7 discharging (per ton) ballast, and id per ton on cargo, discharged or loaded, as jetty dues. Officials. Harb. Master, John G. Abrahamson; Resident Magistrate and Inspector of Customs, W. H. Timperlay. BUNDER ABBAS, Persia. Lat. 27° 10' 29" N; long. 56° 17' 1" E. Pop. fluctuates from 6,000 to 8,000. Tr.-I. Glass and glassware, metals, piece goods, spices, sugar, and tea; E. Cotton, carpets, drugs, dyeing materials, dried fruits, dates, opium, silk, cloth, wool, woollen shawls, &c. Accn. The anchorage is in 3 fms, a mile off the town, and for a large ship in 4 to 5 fms, about 2 miles off. Charges. Loading or unloading, per box or package, 4 to 8 annas; per gunny bag, 2 to 3 annas. Official. H. B. M.'s Consul, Lieut. W. H. I. Shakespeare, I. A.
BURRIANA, Spain. Is not a port but an open roadstead without any docks or other accommodation to load ships. Tr.-E. Oranges (some locust beans at times) are taken alongside in open boats. Steamers generally anchor about 1 miles from the shore. There is no pilotage or mooring. The charge called Navigation Dues (of 1 peseta per each 1,000 kilos of cargo loaded) is the only actual charge at Burriana. Labour can be obtained for 8 pesetas per man on board, stevedores 10 pesetas per day. Overtime I peseta per hour both stevedore and labourers. Official. H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, E. Harker.
BUSHIRE, or ABU-SHEHR, Persia. Lat. 28° 59′ 7′′ N ; long. 50° 50' 3" E. Pop. 20,000. Tr.−I. Coffee, candles, oil, cutlery, glass and glassware, indigo, metals, spices, piece goods, sugar, and tea; E. Corn, cotton, carpets, drugs, dyeing materials, dried fruits, dates, hides and skins, horses and mules, opium, rosewater, seeds, silk, tobacco, and wax. Accn. The anchorage called Outer Roads is in 4 fms about 6 miles off, town bearing E. by N. The anchorage called Inner Roads is about 2 miles off town. Vessels drawing about 15ft can enter at LWOS. Charges. No port dues. Foreigners pay duty on all imports and a few exports as per tariff. Pilotage. To or from the outer roads about 1/ foot dft. Pilots for Bussorah can be obtained for 15 krs. per ft. To and from Bussorah about £10 to £12, and in addition about I/
subsistence money per day as long as the vessel remains at Bussorah. Officials. H. B. M.'s Consul-General, Major P. F. Cox, C.I.E.; Vice-Cons 1, H. A. Richards; Lloyd's Agents, Gray. Paul & Co. BUSSORAH, Turkey. Lat. 30° 29′ 30′′ N; long. 47° 34′ 15′′ E. Pop. 12,000. Tr.-I. Coal, refined sugar, metals, piece goods; E. Dates, grain, carpets, pearls, wool, cotton, gall-nuts, drugs, &c. Accn. Vessels drawing 18ft have ascended as far as Bussorah. 22ft on the bar at HWST., 15ft at NT. Inside the bar and as far as Bussorah the least depth in mid-channel is 24ft. Charges. Discharging or loading cargo costs 10d to 1/8 per ton. Pilotage. See Bushire. Official. H.B. M.'s Consul, F. E. Crow. CABADELLO. See Paraiba.
CABARETE, Dominican Rep. Lat. 19° 47' N; long. 70° 28' W. Tr.-E. Mahogany and tobacco. Accn. Vessels of 400 tons can enter and anchor in 3 to 4 fms of water about two cable lengths from the shore. Pilotage. On a vessel of 206 reg. tons, in and out £7 5s rod. On a schooner of 130 reg. tons, ballast in, cargo of tobacco and mahogany out L1 198 9d.
CADIZ, Spain. Lat. 36° 27 45" N; long. 6' 12′ 16′′ W About 65,000. Auth. Captain of the Port. Tr.-I. Coal, alcohol, iron, staves, timber, Manchester goods, groceries, and colonial produce; E. Wine and salt are the staple articles of export; olives, olive oil, fruits, metals, corkwood, grain, &c., are also exported in large quantities. Accn. D. at En. 6 to 1ofms. There are 3 graving docks owned by the Government, 259 t 6in, 371ft 3in and 219st zin in length, and one i construction of 492ft, and a graving dock 557ft long, and slip for vessels up to 136ft long, owned by the Compañia Trasatlantica. The Constructora Naval Espanola Shipbuilding Company have shear legs to 100 tons. Cranes to lift from 5 to 8 tons. The Arsenal has a 20 ton crane and a 100 ton shears, and the Transat antic Company a shears of 60.
NOTE. The respective amounts in sterling are based on the par exchange
of Ps. 25 per £.
Should a vessel be hailed on entering by a pilot, and not take him, the vessel is liable to pilotage; but if she enters without being seen the pilotage is not claimed. Charges. On a vessel of 150 reg. tons, coal in, cargo salt out, about £30. Tariff for the collection of the tax on transports in connection with what is referred to in Par. 1, Article 3 of the law establishing it, approved 20th March, 1900:
NOTE-For the collection of these duties the navigation is divided into three classes: First-Cabotage properly so called, that is to say vessels going from one port to other port or ports of the Peninsula; the navigation with the Canaries and Spanish possessions comes under this heading. Second-Vessels trading between Spanish ports and those of other European nations including the coasts of Asia in the Mediterranean, and African ports in the Mediterranean, and in the Atlantic as far as Cabo Bojador; and Third-Vessels trading between Spanish ports and all other countries in the world not mentioned in the preceding classes. In the classification of manures are included nitrate of sodas sulphate of potassium and soda, stassfurth salts, phosphates and s per-phosphate, of lime, and chloride of potassium.
According to Royal Order, February 20, 1904, transport tax is payable by ship and not by cargo or passengers.
Broker. J. U. Petty. Officials. H.B. M.'s Consul, A. L. Keyser; Vice-Consul, R. M. Poole; Lloyd's Agent, H. McPherson.
CAEN, France. Lat. 49° 11' N; long. 0° 21' W. Pop. 45,000. About 9 miles from sea, connected by canal ending at Oyestreham; canal depth 17ft. Tr.-I. Coals, pig-iron, wood, cement, coal tar, pitch, oats, cotton, &c.; E. Iron ore, wheat, barley, stones, potatoes, oilcakes, vegetables, and general produce. Regular line of fast steamers between Caen and Newhaven for cargo only. Accn. Two docks with 14ft 9in and 17ft and quays extending over 2,600 yds Vessels of 1,200 tons can reach easily. Dredging regularly carried on, and 17ft is maintained. At Oyestreham-Caen fore harb. R. of N. 13ft; ST. 18 to 20ft. Cranes to lift from 2 to 10 tons. Charges. Quay dues 50c. from Europe, Ifr. from other countries. Town dues, outside Europe, 31c. reg. tor, and 30c. per ton cargo. International coasting, 21c. eg. ton, and 20:. per ton cargo; extra tax on vessels entering and clearing loaded 5c. reg. ton, passengers 30c. each. Pilotage. Inwards, sailers loaded, 26c., steamers or sailers light, 13c. and 10% over; outwards, sailers loaded, 18c., silers light or steamers, 9c. and 10% over. Pilotage in canal, 6fr. for 100 tons reg. and Ifr. over per every additional 100 tons. Towage. Sea, by a 200 hp. boat 60c. per reg, ton, and besides 10c. per ton cargo: in canal, from 25 to 120fr. up and down, according to size. Electric lights after dark up to 600 dw. 35fr., 601 to 800 40fr., 801 to 1,000 45fr., over 1,000 tons 50fr. Ballast 125fr. to 1.50fr. per ton. Expenses of a foreign steamer 500 reg. ton, 1,000 tons coals in and 1,000 tons iron ore out, 1,415 fr. or £56 12s. Improvements. A new deep lock is now open at Oyestreham to receive in neaps vessels of 16 to 17ft dft. During the present year the height of water will be raised from 17ft to 18t 6in, giving respectively in the docks 18ft 6in and 16ft 3in. Officials. Harb. Master, Lamy; H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, Frank Lethbridge. Eng. Brokers. I. Lechavallier, J. Pelletier, and Ad. Montbrun.
CAGLIARI, Sardinia. Lat. 39° 1′ 13′′ N ; long. 9°6′ 42′′ E. Pop. 39,000. Tr.-I. Coal, salt, cotton, soap, &c.; E. Corn, pulse, oil, wine, and lead ore. Accn. Cagliari is the capital of the island, and has a harbour capable of holding about 30 vessels of medium size. Depth of water ranges from 6 to 19ft, and 24ft. Pilotage. On schooner of 172 reg. tons cargo in and out: In and out and assistance-boat £2 25. On screw steamer of 500 tons Sardinian admeasurement, from Spain to England with cargo of lead ore: In and out and boat assistance £2 175 9d. Officials. II.B.M.'s Consul, R. II Pernis; Lloyd's Agent, E. N. Hals. CALAIS, France. Lat. 50° 57′ 16′′N; long. 1° 51′ E. Pop. 60,000. Tr.-I. Timber, petroleum, fish, coal, pig-iron, sugar, seeds, wood-pulp, grain, rails, cast iron, wool, wood, woollens, cotton, machinery; E. Wines, lace, tulle, Parisian goods, glass, porcelain, metal goods, grain, sugar, jute, iron, ore, hay straw, &c. Accn. The new docks were opened in June, 1889, by the President -the works occupying a space of over 400 acres. The tidal harb. entrance has been formed to the left of the old harb., and the floating docks lead out of the tidal harbours, and passing by canals under the bridge leading from Calais to Saint Pierre, extend to the old works on the W. side of the town. Wiath of entrance at pier head, 430ft. The tidal harb. has an area of 18 acres and a minimum depth of 14ft 11ins LWST., and 29ft 6in HWST. The W. side of the tidal basin is used for merchant
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vessels. There are magnificent quays and warehouses. careening gridiron in the harb. for vessels up to 500 tons. The tidai basin to the eastward measures in breadth 558ft, its north quay has a length of 1,800ft, with an uniform depth of 14ft 11in at low water spring tides, and its south quay has a length of 820ft, with a depth of 46ft 8in at spring tides and 4ft 8in at neaps; at LWST. it is 26ft 3in, when vessels cannot dock. A shed of 525ft in length by 130ft in breadth is erected along the south quay, which is also furnished with travelling hydraulic cranes. The tidal basin to westward also offers to commerce extensive ground space, on the quays of which merchandise, such as coal, pig-iron, timber, &c., can be stored free of charge for a considerable time. There are two floating docks-that to the east communicates with the tidal basin by two locks, 68ft 4in and 46ft 2in broad respectively, and with a length between gates 451ft 3in. A new entrance to the western dock is in course of construction; the lock will be 55ft 10in wide and the sluice 130ft 11in long, with a depth on sill of 29ft 5in HWOST. and 25ft 2in ON T. the western tidal basin and dock being dredged accordingly. Depth of water on lock sills, 28ft 8in at ordinary spring tides, and 24ft 5in at neaps. Under these conditions, any vessel with a less dft than 26ft 3in can enter the dock at once at spring tides, or, if arriving at neap tides, can berth at the deep water quay of the tidal basin and commence discharging forthwith, entering dock in due course. There are extensive sheds along the quays of this dock, and 10 hydraulic cranes of 14 tons each, 2 of 5 tons, 1 of 10 and 1 of 40 tons, and hydraul c jiggers for use of vessels. A dry dock, 500ft in length, exists at the end of this floating dock, capable of accommodating vessels of the largest size. Between the east and west docks a very extensive canal dock exists, which communicates, by means of the Calais canal, with all the internal navigation of the Continent. A revolving bridge will be built to afford direct access to the sea front and casino. The lock and bridge will be worked by hydraulic power. The exceptional position of the old dock, more especially at its extreme end, renders it eminently suitable for dangerous cargoes. Special facilities for the discharge of petroleum in bulk at the rate of 230 tons an hour. Since the construction of the elevator to Fontinettes, near St. Omer, the largest sized canal boats of 400 tons can now reach Calais. Depths at HW. :Pier-head: 37ft 9in ST. ; 33ft 5in NT. Carnot dock and dry dock sills: 28ft 8in ST.; 24ft 5in NT. North quay, Eastern tidal basin: 37ft 9in ST.; 23ft 5in NT. South quay, Eastern tidal basin 46ft 8in ST.; 41ft 8in NT. LW.-North quay, Eastern tidal basin: 14ft 11in ST.; 18ft 9in NT. South quay, Eastern tidal basin 26ft 3in ST.; 29ft 6in NT. There are no sandbanks or rocks outside Calais harb., and the depths of water are greater than at pier-head. Hydraulic travelling cranes: 4 jiggers of 15 cwt. power, 10 cranes 30 cwt., two cranes 50 cwt.. two cranes 5 tons; one each of 10, 20, 30, and 40 tons; 3 fixed hand cranes of 10 tons and 30 cwt. respectively. Charges. The total inclusive charges on vessels entering and leaving are as follows upon each ton of freight, with a cargo only one way: Coasting steamers with coals, 1/7 per ton d. w.; with pig-iron, 1/4 per ton d.w. Vessels from Black Sea and European ports with grain, 1/ per ton of wheat, other grain in proportion; with timber, 1/10 per ton. Oversea trading vessels laden with wheat, 1/6 per ton cargo, other grain in proportion;