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Consul, Commander H. C. Wallis, R.N. Brokers. C. Delarue, A. Salles, D. Gens, S. Brasseur. Lloyd's Agent, R. Delarue-Lebon. DIGDEGUASH, N.B. Lat. 49° 9' N ; long. 67° W. Accn. There are two passages leading to harb., the W. with 30ft at LW., and the E. with about 22ft. Anchorage safe. LV. 1,200 tons, dft 21ft. Charges. Port charges and loading expenses about 7/3 per standard on vessels loading deals. Hospital dues id per ton. Pilotage. Summer rate 8/4 per foot in, and 6/3 out; winter rate 10/5.

DIX COVE, Africa. Lat. 4° 47' N.; long. 1° 56′ W. Dix Cove may be recognised by a fort on an eminence. Tr.-I. Manchester goods, mining machinery, provisions, cottons, &c.; E. gold, palm oil, and ivory. Accn. There are 12ft water about a cable length from the town, and 3 to 4 fms about half a mile off. The outer anchorage is in about 9 to 12 fms, sand and mud bottom about a mile from shore.

DJOEWANA.-See Joana.

D'JED JELLIE, Algeria. Tr. I. Manufactures; E. Cork, grain, oils, wood. There is a reef at mouth of port, and this has been connected with a breakwater, which is being lengthened, to afford protection. Except for small craft there is at present very little shelter. Accn. Good anchorage in 5 to 8 fms of water. D. at E. 2'20fm. Charges. About f2 80 per ton loading and unloading. Quay dues, trifling. One crane to 24 tons, but vessels discharge by means of lighters.

DOBOY (Inlet).-See Sapelo.

DORDRECHT.-See Rotterdam.

DORDT.-See Dordrecht.

DRAGOMESTRE, Greece. Lat. 38° 33' N; long. 21° 6' E. Pop. About 9,000. Tr.-E. Wood, &c. Accn. Deep water close to the shore. Charges. Dues and charges on a vessel of 99 tons about £5 10s. Pilotage. See Patras.

DRAMMEN, Norway, at head of Fjord. Lat. 59° 45' N ; long. 10° 12' E. Pop. 25,000. Tr.-I. Coals, flour, and grain; E. Timber of all kinds (rough, sawn, and planed), wood pulp, ice, paper, coals, iron, and machinery. Accn. Drams men is the largest port in the world for export of wood pulp. Good accommodation for discharging and loading ships quickly. Vesseldrawing up to 20ft can enter the port. Three small and large boiler cranes. Several yards, with good facilities for repairs. Navigation kept open by ice-breakers in winter. Charges. Wharfage about 10kr per day. Disbursements for steamers, ballast in wood pulp out, 891 reg. tons £118, 867 reg. tons £114; coals in and wood pulp out, 288 reg. tons £73; sailing vessels, ballast in and flooring boards out 2,056 reg. tons £205, 491 reg. tons £71. Brokers. Seeberg & Nielson, Pehrson & Wessell. Officials. H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, Anders Sveaas; Lloyd's Agents, Sabey & Nilsen.


DRONTHEIM or TRONDHJEM, Norway. (On both banks of the Nidelven.) Lat. 63°

24' 27" N; long. 10° 27' 30, E. Pop. 40,000. Tr.-I. Salt, coal, grain, colonial produce; E. Timber, pyrites, copper ores, chromium,

fish, and wood pulp. Accn. D. on sill 14 to 15ft. There is a good harb. and vessels drawing 17 to 18ft can lie alongside the quays. Good sheds and rails alongside. River 2ft less at anchorage 15fms. Two graving docks where ships 30oft long, 50 to 51ft broad, and 40ft at bottom can be repaired &c., and large shipbuilding works, with patent slip floating crane for lifting ships to change propeller, &c. Electric crane, 30 tons, and steam cranes, 12, 8, and 4 tons. The Nordenfjelske Dykkercomp have three salvage steamers. Charges. Harb. dues 2/2 to 8/8. Harb, master's fee 2/2 to 6/8. Tonnage and light dues rod per reg. ton, payable on quantity of cargo discharged, and 63d per reg. ton (loaded). In ballast no dues are paid. Ships loading ore free of tonnage and light dues, and ships loading ore have the ore delivered on board free of charge. Discharging coal 7d to 8d per ton, grain 64d to 7d per ton. Disbursements on ship or steamer 550 tons net coals in ballast out, about 1,297 kr; 1,013 tons net, coals in wood out from Homanelvik, about 4,265 kr. Pilotage. From the roads into the harb. from 8/ to 15/, and from 8/ to 10/ for boat assistance (if required), out the same. A steamer of 1,100 reg. ton with cargo of grain, inwards from Novorossisk, leaving with a cargo of deals for Antwerp in Jan. 1891, from the sea £11 178 2d, into and out of the harb. 3 16s (boatmen included), to sea £5 LIS. Towage. Is moderate, and tugboats always at hand. Brokers. Bachke & Co., Thorvald M. Moe, F. Major, and Albr. W. Selmer, to whom we are indebted for above information. Officials. H. B. M 's Vice-Consul, F. Kjeldsberg; Harb. Master, Jens Matzow.

DUCLAIR, France. E. Fruits. Depth of water at quay17ft; 2 steam cranes. Paved road to railway on quay. Charges. Port, same as Rouen. On goods shipped or diss charged according to quantity, if under net tonnage of vessel 10c. per ton,20c., 30c., above 40c. Pilotage. C. Official. Port


DUNDERLAND.-See Guldsmedvik.

DUNEDIN.-See Otago Harbour.

DUNKIRK, France. Lat. 51° 2' 9" N; long. 2° 22' 37" E. Pop. 39,718. Tr.-I. Coal, guano, nitrate, pig-iron, iron ore, timber, wheat, barley, oats, seeds of all sorts, petroleum, wool, jute, flax, tow, cotton, phosphate, &c.; E. Coals to Russian ports, rails, wheat, barley, flour, bran, dried vegetables, potatoes, sugar, oil cake, oil, yarn, locomotives, ironwork, straw, and phosphate. Accn. Dunkirk is the third commercial port of France. Cranes to lift 1 to 40 tons. The roads of Dunkirk are formed by sandbanks running parallel to the shore. Best anchorage is about a mile NNE. from the pier heads. At ST. vessels drawing 28ft can enter the harb. easily; NT. vessels drawing 25ft can enter. N. and W. winds increase the water. The depth of water is signalled from the west pier head permanently, and pilot can tell if he can enter that tide or not. When ships with heavy draught enter the port, other vessels are not allowed to move in the channel. The bottom of the outer harb. consists of soft mud, and ships run no risk in unloading at tidal quays. Entrance channel to harb., length 2,624ft. D. OST. 29ft, ÓNT. 26ft, entire water area of docks 1037 acres, entire quayage of the port 36,516ft. There is a width of 433ft at entrance and 35ft deep; Freycinet Dock through

the northern or Trystram lock, area 56 acres, quayage 3 miles. D, over sill 21ft OST.s 26ft HWST. All locks are opened to shipping at both night and day tides. The dimensions of Trystram lock are as follow: length 580ft 7in, W. of E. 82ft, D. over sill at OST. 35ft 8in, at ONT, 32ft 8in. Tidal harb., length 2, 198ft, length of quayage 2,952ft, W. of E. 433ft, D. at OST. 29ft, at ONP. 26ít. Bassin de Freycinet, water area 75 acres, length of quayage 21,81oft, length of upper lock 394ft, W. of E. 69ft, D. over sill at OSP, 24ft 4in. D. over sill at ONT. 21ft 1in. 40-ton floating crane is in use in these docks. Marine Dock, water area 7 acres, length of quayage 2,296ft, D. over sill at OST. 20ft 8in, at ONT. 17ft 5in. This dock communicates with the Bassins du Commerce and De Freycinet. Bassin du Commerce, water area 13 acres, length of quayage 2,772ft, length of lock 164ft, W. of E. 43ft, D. over sill at OST, 20ft Sin, at ONT. 175ft. Back dock, water area 6 acres, length of quayage 4,706ft, D. over sill at OST. 20ft 8in, at ONT. 17ft 5in. This dock communicates with the Bassin du Commerce.

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Charges. Tariff for dry docks: Docks Nos. 1 & 2, ship not exceeding 1,000 tons, pumping the dock dry 275 fr., dock dues 80 fr. per day; above 1,000 and under 3,000 tons ditto, 20 cents per ton, dock dues 5 cents per ton per day. Specially pumping dock and maintaining it dry for the purpose of preparing or arranging the blocks: Ship of any size, 1st day, Dock No. 2, 200 fr.; No. 3, 100 fr.; No. 4, 400 fr.; for every succeeding day, Dock No. 2, 60 fr., No. 3 25 fr., No. 4 100 fr. Displacing and replacing either of the blocks at captain's request, either dock, per block 15 fr. The dock dues shall be reckoned by days and half-days, each half-day commencing at noon or midnight. The dues are levied on the gross tonnage, as per official certificate of registry, without deduction in steamers for stokehole, engine room and bunker spaces Dock No. 4, pumping the dock dry, ships not exceeding 1,000 tons, 500 fr., dock dues 120 fr.; above 1,000 and not exceeding 3,000 reg. tons, per ton reg. 20 cents, dock dues 5 cents per ton; above 3,000 tons, 10 cents per ton, dock dues 3 cents per ton. No. 3 ships not exceeding 300 tons, 120 fr., dock dues 40 fr.; above, pumping 20 cents per ton, dock dues 5 cents per ton. Pilotage. The pilot stations are, one between Dungeness and the Downs, the second at Dyck lightship, and the third near the Ruytingen lightship, where the pilot boats are always cruising.





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The only compulsory pilotage is between the roads and the dock gates in and out, and the charge is 20c per reg. ton for sailers, and 10c per reg. ton for steamers. Above tariff includes this pilotage.

When Calais pilot from sea is taken, the pilotage to Dunkirk harb. is 60c per reg. ton for sailers, and 30c per reg. ton for steamers and ship must pay 9fr 60c for pilot's homeward journey. Sailing ships in ballast pay half of above named pilotage rates. Outward pilotage to the roads is for steamers 10c per reg. ton, for sailers in ballast 10c per reg. ton, for sailers loaded 20c per reg. ton. Ships generally take outward pilot only to the roads, but they can take him to the different stations, in which case distance money must be paid, and 18fr. for landing pilot from Dyck Lightship, or 30fr. if landed on English coast. For berthing ships pilots are paid 5fr. extra. At night time pilots get 4fr. extra night-money. Boatmen's tariff, for docking, undocking, shifting in dock or harbour, mooring, taking to sea, or taking captain to or from the roads or any other job, not exceeding 2 hours work for each boat 15fr., for every additional hour 3fr. For taking pilot out to roads if ship has not got one 12fr. At night, between sunset and sunrise, the above tarift is raised one third. Towage. The Chamber of Commerce having given up their towage service, it is now performed by the Dunkirk Towage Co., owning 8 tugs (red funnels), and by a Company lately established, "La Navale," owning two tugs (yellow funnels). At present terms are by agreement, and are moderate, under the tariff and conditions of the Chamber of Commerce. When ships are in want of a tug, and such has not already offered its services, the signal to obtain one is to hoist two square flags, one under the other; in such case masters are obliged to take a tug, or in default pay half the towage money. Expenses of a sailing ship coming from a European port loaded, going out in ballast: Boat's assistance inwards, 15fr. 10c; outwards, 15fr. Ioc; towage inwards from the roads, 20c per ton; towage outwards according to agreement, about 10c; harb. dues, 10c per ton; pilotage into port according to distance, 20 to 40c per ton; pilotage outwards, 10c; health dues, 10c per ton; report at Custom House, 1ofr; dock gates dues, 5c per ton; municipal dock dues, 54c per ton; tonnage dues, 16c per ton; quay dues, 50c per ton; sweeping quay, Ic per ton; all official dues payable on n.r. British tonnage; stamps and printed forms inwards and outwards, 1ofr; permit, 2fr 40c; fire guard, 4fr per night; salvage and police tax, 2c per ton; brokerage inwards and outwards, alike with all brokers. Ships landing part cargoes at Dunkirk when this port is not the final destination are allowed the following reductions on harb. dues (10c per ton), municipal dock dues 54c per ton, and tonnage dues (16c per ton): 60% when quantity of goods landed does not exceed of ship's net reg. tonnage; 40% when quantity landed does not exceed net reg. tonnage, and 20% for quantities not exceeding net reg. tonnage. Ships having already paid a local tax in a French port on their way to Dunkirk are granted a reduction of 50 per cent. on the municipal dues of 54c per ton and tonnage dues 16c per ton. Vessels arriving contaminated by plague must be disinfected by the Clayton apparatus; tariff, vessels up to 1,500 gross tons, 300 per ton; 1,500 to 5,000, 20c; over 5,000, 15c; minimum charge, 350fr. Vessels having Clayton apparatus of their own can use it under superintendence of Sanitary Board. Officials. H.B.M.'s Consul, Ed. Taylor; Vice-Consul, J. E. Wintle. Shipping Agents. A. D. Walford & Co., E. Seligmann, G. Féron, E. de Clebsattel & Co., C. Bourdon & Co.,

and Gondrand Frères. Brokers. D. Alibert, L. Debacker, P. Hecquet, M. Duchateau, Daniel Leroy, L. Parisis, A. Fayol, C. Duriau, Ben. Morel-Spiers, and G. Morael.

DURBAN.- See Port Natal.

EAST LONDON, Buffalo River. Lat. 33° 1'′ 45′′ S; long. 27° 55′ 3′′ E. Pop. 20,000. E. Wool, mohair, skins, hides, ostrich feathers, and boxwood. Accn. Entrance to the river is a bar, 19ft LW ST., 5ft rise OST. The mouth of the river is protected by a solid concrete breakwater, 1,600 ft. Dock area 100 acres. Wharfage-E. bank 4,200ft, W. bank 840ft. D. a wharves 16 to 22ft. LW. LV. ss European 8, 194 reg. tons. Railway connects with all trunk lines throughout South Africa. W. of E. between E. pier and breakwater 450ft, between training walls 250ft. Numerous steam cranes up to 50 tons. Charges. In roadstead, no dues; in river, 4d per ton net reg.; charge for steam cranes 2s 6d per hour. Pilotage. C. 2 2s to £5 5s in and out. Towage. Sailing vessels £2 to £15 each way; steamers £20 in and out. The Harbour Board has powerful tugs, and a fleet of lighters for discharging in anchorage outside bar. Patent slip, capable of docking vessels 1,000 tons dead weight. Auth. Harbour Board; Chairman, W. H. Fuller; Secretary, S. R. Pockley; Resident Engineer, J. W. Sowarsby; Harb. Master, Capt. L. A. Munn; Port Goods Manager, H. Briscoe; Shipping Agents, Messrs. Webster & Co., and Messrs. Newman, Wilki & Newman, Ltd.

EASTPORT, U.S. Lat. 45° 44' N ; long. 66° 56' W. Pop. 4,006. Tr.-I. Salt, W. I. goods, and general merchandise; E. Lumber and fish products. Accn. There are 6oft of water about 30 yards from the wharves. Charges. On a ship of 500 reg. tons £87 10s. Pilotage. About 5/34 to 7/1 foot, according to distance. Towage. By agreement. EGERSUND or EKERSUND, Norway. Lat. 58° N; long. 6° E. Tr.-I. Coals, clay and salt

E. Fish and white and brown hardware. Accn. An excellent harb., protected by Egero Island. D. 6 to 8 fms, at quays 13ft. Tonnage dues and sea pilotage same as elsewhere in Norway. No port charges for vessels seeking refuge. 8 ore per reg. ton for discharging or loading vessels in foreign trade, and 4 for vessel in inland trade. 35 ore per ton coal discharging. Official. H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul, O. M. Puntervold.

ELMINA, W. Africa. Lat. 5° 4′ 48′′ N ; long. 1° 22′ 15 W. Pop. 15,000. Tr.-I. Alpaca cloth, Manchester goods, hardware, spirits, guns and gunpowder, iron, soap, &c. ; E. Gold dust, ivory, maize. Accn. Anchorage in 7fms about a mile off shore. Charges. Light dues only, 2/ per 25 tons net reg. ELSINORE, Denmark. (W. side of Sound.) Lat. 56° 2′ 17′′ N ; long. 12° 38′ 2′′ E. Pop. 14,500. Tr.-I. Wine, spirits, coffee, sugar, salt, tobacco, and coals; E. Barley, oats, flour, meal, ship bread, butter, salt beef, pork, and rope, as supplied to calling ships. Accn. 25ft at the entrance and 22ft inside. There is a patent slip 267ft long, and two dry docks 320 and 340ft long. Shears to lift 45 tons. Charges. Ship and harb. dues about 3d. per reg. ton in all. Steamers coaling in the harbour

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