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Charges.-6d per ton on cargo vessels, with 1d to 4d per ton wharfage, and an additional d per ton for each week, if they remain more than seven days.

Officials.-Sec. to Commissioners of Public Works, Dublin, W. B. Soady, Esq.; Harb. Master, J. A. Mullins; Assist. Harb. Master, J. Cunningham.

Hotel.-"St. Alban's Arms."

ARDRISHAIG, Argyleshire. Lat. 56° 0′ 45′′ N; long. 5° 26' 30" W. Entrance to the Crinan Canal. Auth. Caledonian Canal Commissioners, by Act of Parliament. THW. oh 15m. D. in channel leading to canal from 4ft to 16ft, according to state of tide. D. at outside quay berths 9ft to 20ft. D. in canal and basins, 9ft 6in. Vessels 88ft by 20ft by 9ft can pass locks. Sp. rise 11ft; N. 9ft. W. prev. SE. to SW. Used by coasting vessels and passenger steamers.

Charges.-2d per ton on vessel and id to 1/ per ton on goods.
Officials.-Supt., L. J. Groves.

ARDROSSAN, Ayrshire. On the Firth of Clyde. Lat. 55° 38' 27" N.; long. 4° 49' 28" W. Pop. 4,000. Auth. Ardrossan Harbour Company, under Act 1886. P. NC. THW. 11h 45m; Sp. rise 1oft; N. rise 8ft. W. prev. SW. and are most dangerous. Rys. G., S. W. & C. Tr.-I. Iron ore, limestone, pig-iron, &c. ; E. Coal, pig-iron, &c. LV. Vessels drawing 21ft can enter and leave at HWST.; in one or two cases they have left drawing as much as 221ft (they could of course have entered as well), and they can enter or leave at LWST. drawing 12ft.; vessels of 1,200 reg. tons may be considered the maximum size that can be accommodated, though there have been one or two in the harb. of 1,700 reg. tons. Accn., an outer breakwater, in the inside of which there is a 20-ton steam crane, and a berth where a vessel 280ft in length could load to 21ft; and a wet dock with an entrance 38ft wide and 18ft deep at HWST., having an area of about four acres, and with twelve steam cranes for shipping or discharging coals, pig-iron, ores or goods, as also quayage for the storing of pig-iron, &c. There is also an inner harb. on the inner and E. side of the wet dock. This harb. is closed, being converted into a wet dock of about 9 acres in extent, with 18ft. at LW., which will be opened in 1890 or 1891.

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Charges. Dues on vessels vary, 15 tons and over 3d reg. ton and boat's assistance 1d reg. ton. Dues on goods 2d to 6d, and dues on sundries from 2d to 6d. Cranes to 25 tons.

Towage.-All vessels up to 250 reg. tons, per ton 2d; from 250 to 500, 21d; from 500 upwards 3d reg. ton (chargeable within the W. point of the Horse Isle on the Little Cumbrae). Beyond the limits as per agreement.

Officials.-Man. for the Props., J. Craig; Dock and Harb. Master, Capt. A. Steel; Coll. of Dues, R. Hendrick; Coll. of H. M. Cust., S. Lyall.

59° 10' N; long. 6° 30' W. Dry at LW. Sp. rise 12ft; slip at this place, and an A leading wind is required

Hotels."Eglinton Arms" and "Railway." ARINAGOUR, Island of Coll. Lat. TWH. 5h 41m. D. N. 9ft. There is a stone pier and anchorage for boats drawing 5ft or 6ft. to enter from the E. ARKLOW, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. On the Avoca. Lat. 52° 53' N. long. 6° 10' W. Pop. 5,000. Ry. D.W. & W. THW. f. and c. 8h om. Auth. Trustees under Act of Parliament 1882. Accn. A river 180ft wide, with D. from 6ft to 10ft. Tide flows very little on this coast. Crane power to 5 tons. W. prev. SW. round by S. to SE. LV. 352 tons.

Charges. On vessels 6d per ton; coal, pyrites, iron ore, and ochre, 30 per ton; timber, 4d per ton; salt, artificial manures and phosphates, 6d per ton.

ARTHURSTOWN, Co. Wexford. A small fishery harbour on the river Suir, opposite Passage East. AROS, Island of Mull, Argyleshire. Lat. 56° 40' N; long. 6° o' W. In the Sound of Mull, 6 miles from Tobermorey. THW. 5h 58m. A small fishing station, having a pier for steamers. ARUNDEL.-See Littlehampton. THW. f. and c. 11h 35m. ASKEATON, Ireland. A small harb. on the river Shannon,

near Foynes.

AUBIN, ST.-See Jersey.
AVONMOUTH.-See Bristol.

AXMOUTH, Devonshire. At the mouth of the Axe. Lat. 50° 42' N; long. 3° 2' W. Auth. Owner, W. Trelawney Hallett, of Stedcombe House, Axminster. Regulated by Act 11 Geo. IV., 1830. THW. f. and c. 6h 33m. LWST., 12ft to 14ft HWST. Harb. dries at LW. and SW. Quayage about 440 yards.

D. on bar 4ft W. prev. SE.

Charges. Over 10 tons 2d per ton, and 2d per month for laying up. Rates upon goods as per schedule to Act. Hotel.-Nearest at Seaton, half a mile distant.

AYMOUTH, Berwickshire, Scotland, 6 miles N. of Berwick. A small harb. for fishing vessels.

AYR, Ayrshire, Seaport. Lat. 55° 28' 10" N ; long. 4° 38' 10" W. Pop. 20,821. Auth. Harbour Trust. P. NC. THW. 11h 50m; Sp. rise 8ft; N. rise 74ft. D. on bar 20ft and 12ft at entrance. New dock sills ST. 22ft., N. 19ft. Ry. G. & SW. Tr.-Large import and export of minerals. The harb. is formed by the river Ayr, which falls into the sea between piers, having the entrance sheltered by a breakwater with an opening 320ft wide, facing NW by W. The banks of the river are quayed on each side from the bridge seaward, and afford about 1,200 yards of wharfage. There is a wet dock to the N. of the harb., with an area of 8 acres, in which vessels drawing 18ft to 20ft can be kept afloat. Good warehouses, steam cranes to 25 tons, and every facility. Special appliances for the shipment of coals. There is also a patent slipway, 8ooft long x 60ft wide, and shear legs lifting 50 tons H. of T. ST. 20ft; N. 17ft 6in.

Charges.-Harb. rates, 2d to 4d reg. ton. Anchorage from 1/ for vessels of 20 reg. ton to 10/ for vessels of 500 reg. ton and

upwards. Rates for planks and shutes 6d to 2/. Rates on goods, shipped, unshipped, or transhipped, from id to 1/, and 5/ for gunpowder.

Pilotage.-District. Into and out of the harb. of Ayr to a safe distance at sea, say three miles. Rates. Vessels engaged in the coasting trade id ton. Vessels engaged in the foreign trade I'd ton.

Towage.-40 reg. tons and upwards into or out of the harb., from or to half a mile beyond the present pierhead of the harb. Id reg. ton; from one berth in the harb. to another ad reg. ton.

Officials.-Sec. to Trust., William Pollock; Harb. Master, P. Barr; Coll. of Harb. dues, J. McHutchison; Coll. of H.M. Cust., F. Franklin.

Hotels." The Station," "King's Arms," "Queen's," and Ayr Arms."

BADACRO HARBOUR, Loch Gairloch, Rosshire. Lat. 57° 40' N; long. 5° 42′ W. A fish-curing station, having a sheltered little basin, much frequented by small craft. BAGILT, Flintshire (see Chester). Lat. 53° 17′ N; long. 3° 12′ W. Ry. Chester & Holyhead. Auth. Owners, Walkers, Parker & Co., Ld. THW. f. and c. 11h 58m. W. prev. SW. and NE. There is about 2ft at LW., and 13ft 3in at HWST. Used principally by Messrs. Walker's vessels, steam cranes and goods wharves.

Charges. Various, from 4d per ton.
BALBRIGGAN, Co. Dublin (see Dublin).

Lat. 53° 36′ 45′′ N ; long. 6° 10' 40" W. Ry. G.N. (I.) Auth. Dublin Port and Docks Board, under Act 30, Vict., c. 23, and the Piers and Harbours Confirmation Act, 1867. THW. f. and c. 10h 40m. Harbour dries at LW. D. at HWST. 10ft. Used principally by vessels drawing up to 8ft. Quayage 684yds. Tr.— Muslin, embroidery, and hosiery, fisheries, &c.

Charges.-6d per ton on vessels. Ballast 1/ per ton, gas light Id per ton.

Officials. See Dublin. Harb. Master, R. McCowan.

BALCARRY (Kirkcudbright). A sheltered anchorage and lifeboat station on the Solway Firth.


BALLANTRAE, Ayrshire, at the mouth of the Stinchar. 55° 7' N; long. 5° 2' W. Pop. 600. Posttown, Girvan. A smali harb., dry at LW., with stone pier, having D. of 8ft HWST. THW. f. and c. 11h 28m.

BALLINA, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Situated at the mouth of the Moy, Killala Bay. Lat. 54° 10' N; long. 9° 15' W; Pop., with its suburb Ardnaree, 5 800. Auth. River Moy Commissioners, by Statute, 1860. THW. f. and c. 5h 15m. D. 5ft LWST., and 16ft HWST. LV. 350 tons.

Charges. Harb. dues. On vessels to or from home ports, a sum not exceeding 6d per ton; on vessels to or from foreign ports, a sum not exceeding 8d per ton.

Pilotage.-2/ per foot in dft. for vessels from or for home ports; 3/ per foot in dft. for vessels from or for foreign ports. Officials.-Sec., R. W. Joynt; Harb. Master, J. Hately. BALLINACURRA.-See Cork.

BALLINTOY, Co. Antrim, Ireland.

Between Coleraine and

Rathlin Island. Lat. 55° 7' N ; long. 6° 30' W. Nearest Railway Station, Ballycastle. Auth. The Eglinton Chemical Co., Ltd., of Ballintoy. THW. f. and c. 6h 28m. Accn. Area about 2,380 sq yds. Steam lighters of 100 tons. HWST. Crane power to 2 tons. Charges.-6d per ton on vessels.

Quayage 300ft frontage. LV. Don Bar 6ft LWST. and 10ft

Officials.-Gen. Man. and Sec., W. A. Donald; Harb. Master, John MacHendry.

Hotels." Boyd Arms," Ballycastle; "Commercial," Bush


BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim, Ireland, near the Fair Head. Lat. 55° 16' N; long. 6° 32′ W. Pop. 1,600. Auth. Owner, Lady Boyd. THW. f. and c. 6h 42m. Dock choked up with sand. Vessels have to discharge into boats, not being able to get alongside the pier, which is in a dilapidated condition. W. Sheltered from NE. and NW. There are dangerous currents between Rathlin Island and the mainland. Tr.-Coasting vessels bringing coals, slate, timber, &c. No harb. dues. Official.-Agent to Owner, J. B. Johnstone.

BALLYCOTTON, Co. Cork, Ireland. Lat. 51° 49′ N; long. 7° 59' W. Pop. 350. THW. f. and c. 5h 38m. A small pier. Harb. dry at LW., affording protection to fishing vessels and coasters.

BALLYCROVANE, Harb. in Kenmare Bay, Co. Kerry, Ire land. An anchorage in about 4 fms. BALLYSHANNON, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Lat. 54° 31' N ; long. 8° 2' W. At the mouth of the Erne. THW. 5h 18m. D. on bar 3ft LWST., and 6ft LWNT.; 13ft HWST., and 1oft HWNT. Channel is about 110 to 150 yds wide, with depth of about 12ft, except near the Bar; and 18 to 20ft at wharves, LW. Auth. Harb. Trust., under Act, 1886. En. occasionally difficult, but undergoing improvements.

Charges. On vessels, 2d per ton reg. ; on cargo, 3d to 4d per


Pilotage.-Coasters 2/6 in, 2/0 out, per foot dft.; foreign 3/6 in, 3/ out, per foot dft.

Official.-Sec. to Harb. Trust., Edward Lynch.

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Hotels." The Imperial,' Commercial," and "Railway." BALLYSODARE, Co. Sligo, Ireland. Lat. 54° 18′ N; long. 8° 25' W. A small port on the coast of Connaught, with secure anchorage for two or three small vessels in Porthcurry Pool in 13ft LW. THW. f. and c. 6h 35m. No harb. authority. BALMERINO, Fifeshire. River Tay.

Lat. 56° 25' N ; long 3° 2' W. Pop. 800. Auth. Owner, E. A. Stuart, Kinfauns Castle. Rys. N.B. THW. f. and c. 2h 44m. There is a stone pier, 120ft long, connected with a timber jetty, with about 1oft at HWST. alongside. D. Dry at LW.

BALTIMORE, Co. Cork, Ireland. Lat. 51° 27′ N; long. 9° 16' W; about 5m NE. from Cape Clear. Pop. 150. THW. f. and c. 4h 23m. An anchorage for vessels drawing up to 18ft. In the reign of Charles I., 1631, this town

was plundered by Algerine pirates, who carried above 200 of the inhabitants into slavery. No harb. dues. Official.-John Brown, Harb. Constable.

BAMBOROUGH, Northumberland, 15m SE. from Ber wick-on-Tweed. Pop. 4,000. The keep

of the castle-said to have been built by Ina, King of Northumbria, in 548-is used as a refuge for shipwrecked sailors.

BANDON QUAY (see Kinsale), Co. Cork, Ireland.


51° 44' N; long 8° 43′ W. Situated at the mouth of the Bandon River. Ry. Cork, Bandon & Kinsale. Auth. Kinsale Harb. Commissioners, by Kinsale Harb. Orders, 1870 and 1874. THW. f. and c. 5h 18m. D. alongside quay 8ft HWST., on bar 13ft LWST.; Sp. rise 12ft, and N. ioft. Vessels have often to wait many days to discharge and load. Tr.I. Coal, corn, timber, and salt; E. Corn, timber, and pitwood. W. prev. SW. LV. 200 tons.

Charges.-On vessels id per ton reg.

Officials.-Sec., M. Hegarty; Harb. Master, E. Barrett.
Hotel." Barrett's Restaurant."

BANFF, Banffshire. Lat. 57° 40′ N; long. 2° 31′ W. Pop. 4,200. Auth. Harb. Trust., under Act of Parliament,

3 and 4 Vict., c. 114. P. NC. THW. f. and c. oh 28m; Sp. rise 1oft; N. 8ft; R. of N. 5ft. W. prev. W., most dangerous from NW. to NE. Ry. G. N. (S.) Tr.-I. Coal, lime, timber, iron, stones, and general goods; E. Timber, corn, &c. The outer entrance has a width of 45ft. LV. It is supposed the LV. that ever entered at any time of tide was a light steamer of about 500 tons gross reg. No vessels can enter at LW. of ST. except at times a few boats. The harb. consists of an inner and outer basin; the area within the walls is about 4 acres. There is entire safety in the inner basin, 300ft x 230 ft, with 1,600ft of quayage; but in LT. loaded vessels can only enter outer basin, 290ft x 190ft, where they discharge part cargo. At NT. vessels drawing not more than 10ft can enter outer basin, and at ST. 131ft, or about, according to direction of W. and state of sand; and vessels can enter inner basin at NT., drawing 8ft, and at ST. 10ft, varying as before mentioned. Morton's Patent Slipway is Soft long x 27ft wide. H. of T. ST. 12ft to 16ft; N. 10ft to 13ft. Crane, and other accommodation.

Charges.-Harb. dues inwards and Water and pier lights about Id reg. ton. Plankage 6d for each plank.

Pilotage-District not defined.

2d ton.

outwards Id reg. ton. Berthing dues 1/ to 2/6.


Inwards or outwards

Towage.-Boat with kedge and warp 5/ per vessel.

Officials. Clerk to Harb. Trust., J. Smith; Harb. and Shore Master, R. Sheriff; Berthing Master, Capt. Cook; Principal Coast Officer of H. M. Cust., D. Clark.

BANGOR, Carnarvonshire. Lat. 53° 13' N; long. 4° 8′ W. Pop. about 7,000. R. Chester & Holyhead. THW. f. and c. 9h 3 m. D. 17ft HWST., and 11ft HWNT. Accn. Tidal basin 320ft long x 50ft, with 690ft of quayage There is about 500ft quayage outside tidal basin. Tr.-Exporting slates.

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