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Charges. Under 50 tons burden or dead weight to 100 tons and upwards, 2/ per vessel.
Official.-E. A. Young, Harb. Master.
BANGOR, Co. Down, Ireland.
Hotels." Albion," R. G. Pritchard; "Castle," John Denman. Lat. 54° 39' N ; long. 5° 40′ W. Pop. 2,500. Ry. B.H.B. Auth. Owner, R. E. Ward, Bangor Castle, Co. Down. THW. f. and c. 11h 8m. There is no bar. Accn. consists of 7 berths for vessels up to 140 tons besides berths for smaller vessels. Harb. dries at LW. D. 17ft HWST. There is a pier and landing stage for steamers plying to Belfast.
Charges.-2d per ton on vessels, 1/ per standard on deals, 3d per ton on potatoes, Id on coals and bricks; 4d per M on slates; Id per ton on iron; 3}d on lead and all other ores; id on rock salt; d on slates.
Official.-Hon. Somerset Ward, Bangor Estate Office, Downpatrick; J. Tregaskis, Harb. Master.
BANNOW, Co. Wexford, near the submerged town of Bannow. There is a little shipping business here in connection with the Land Reclamation works, but no harbour. D. 15ft HWST., 10ft HWNT.
BANTRY, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Lat. 50° 40' N ; long. 9° 45′ W. E. coast of Bantry Bay. Ry. West Cork Ry. THW. f. and c. 3h 47m. There is no harb. authority. Bantry Bay, 25m long x 6 to 8 broad, includes Whiddy and Glengariff harbs., and affords security and anchorage to the largest vessels. Other harbs. in this bay-Adrigle, Castletown, Berehaven, and Kitchen Cove-offer suitable accommodation for smaller vessels.
Official.-E. Harrington, Harb. Constable.
BARKING, Essex. On a creek of the Rothing, River Thames.
BARMOUTH, Merionethshire. Lat. 52° 40' N ; long. 4° 5' W;
under Statute Geo. III., 1795. A small tidal harb., with about 410ft of quayage. D. 13ft HWST. Dry at LW. THW. f. and
c. 7h 41m.
Official. John Lewis, Harb. Master.
BARNSTAPLE, Devonshire. On the river Taw, 34m NW of Exeter. Lat. 51° 7′ N; long 4° 4′ W. Pop. 12,400. Auth. Town Council of Barnstaple, and Rollesquay, Hon. Mark Rolle. P. NC. THW. 6h 28m; Sp. rise 1oft; N. rise 5ft. D. on bar generally 4ft LWST. in harb., ST. 1oft to 14ft; NT. 5ft. W. prev. SW. to NW., chiefly the latter. Rys. G.W. (Devon and Som.) and L. & S.W. Tr.-I. Coal, manure, oil-cake, grain, timber, &c. ; E. Clay, timber, pitwood, flour, &c.
LV. 130 tons burthen (coaster). Accn. Barnstaple Quay, depth 1oft Av. ST.; area of great quay, for vessels, below bridge 1,800ft, and above bridge, for barges and boats 2,000ft; dry docks at Appledore, the New Quay Dock, and Richmond Dock. A good patent slipway, and shipbuilding yard.
Charges.-Harb. dues 4d per vessel.
Light dues d reg.
Pilotage.-District not defined. Rates. By agreement.
Officials.-Town Clerk, J. Bosson; Agent to Rolle Estate, R. H. Lipscombe, Tonington, N. Devon; Harb. Master, Capt. Richard Bament; Coll. of H.M. Cust., J. Barry.
Hotels. "Royal" and "Fortescue," N. Saxon; "Golden Lion," Mrs. A. Marsh; "Trevelyan" (Temperance), Mrs. J. S. Keirle; "King's Arms," W. Tarr.
BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Lancashire. On the Walney Channel, 3m above Piel Harb.
Lat. 54° 3' 30" N; long. 3° 10' W. Pop. 47,100. Auth. Furness Ry. Co., under Furness Co.'s Acts of Parliament. P. C. THŴ. Duddon Bar, f. and c. 10h 54m; Sp. rise 28 ft; R. of N. 14 ft. D. on bar OST. 30ft; NT. 23ft. W. prev. W. and SW. Ry. F. Tr-I. General merchandise, grain, timber, pig-iron, &c.; E. Iron and general merchandise. LV. at any time of tide City of Rome, 8,450 tons, and LWST. Manx. Queen, 567 tons.
Ramsden Dock lock has an area of 2 acres, the half-tide basin 8 acres, with entrances 100ft wide in each case. and every Accn. for a large trade. Foreign rooms, and quayage space about 5m in length. to 100 tons. Parts of graving docks, &c. :—
Excellent warehouse animals wharf, chill Cranes from 1
The Depositing Dock is capable of lifting ships of 3,500 tons weight in about 30 minutes, and is provided with two gridirons for the depositing of vessels. By means of this dock a ship can be raised, cleaned, painted, and lowered again into the water in 24 hours.
Charges.-Dock dues from 3d to 1/ reg. ton. Harb. dues (payable by vessels entering within the limits of the harb. but not going into dock) from 1d to 1/ reg. ton. For every vessel entering or leaving the harb. or docks without delivering or loading a cargo, half of the above rates are charged. Tolls on passengers Id each. Dock rates on goods and cattle 1d to 1/. Rates for loading cargoes 2d to 1/6. Rates for discharging cargoes 6d to 1/6. Wharfage on quays.
Pilotage. District. From sea (that is, Morecambe Bay Lightship) into and out of the harb. and along the coast from Formby Point to Haverigg Point of Duddon. Rates on vessels employed
in the oversea trade :
From Hilpsford Buoy, or within the same, to the Docks at Barrow, and vice versa
From Hilpsford Buoy, or within the
From within Piel Anchorage to the
On vessels employed in the coasting trade one-half of these rates. Additional rate, for intermediate portions of a foot dft., as follows, viz.:-For 3 inches and under, no addition; for more than 3 inches and under 9 inches, the medium between the two rates; for 9 inches and upwards, the rate for the next foot. For transporting ships from one berth to another within the harb. 10/6. If a master retain or employ a pilot whilst at anchor, the lay days to be 7/6 per day. All coasting steam vessels making more than one voyage per
Piel and Hawse Point
For use of tug for vessels going into or coming out of graving dock id ton, minimum £1 (including towage both ways, and the extra dock towage required). To moor or unmoor vessel, &c., £2 for the first hour, and £1 for each additional hour or part of hour; minimum £2. For towing from tidal basin to channel or vice versa d ton. For towing coasters not exceeding 150 tons from channel to berth, or vice versa, d ton. Between basin or lock and Ramsden Dock 3d ton each tow; between basin or lock and Buccleuch or Devonshire dock d ton each tow. From one berth to another in docks 4d ton each tow. For use of dock tug for swinging for the first hour and 10/ for each additional hour or part of an hour; minimum £1. For use of outside tug for swinging £2 for the first hour, and 1 for each additional hour or part of hour; minimum 2. Steamers without steam charged on the gross tonnage; steamers under steam charged half the above tonnage rates on net tonnage. The use of the tug is optional. The above charges do not apply to salvage services. For use of tow-ropes: dock tug 5/ each tow; other tugs 10/ each tow in dock; docks to Piel 10; docks to Hilpsford 1; docks to lightship £2. Vessels under 300 tons reg. half the above charges. Any towing services not comprised in the above must be specially arranged for with the harb. master. Masters of vessels in dock requiring tugs should make application at the harb. office, and, if outward-bound, should prepay, Vessels take their turn for tugs in the order in which they book. except in special cases.
Officials.-Sec. and Man., H. Cook; Harb. Master, Captain Barnett, R. N.; Coll. of H.M. Cust., J. R. Buckley.
Hotels.-"Duke of Edinburgh," Josiah Twiss; "Imperial,"
BARRY ISLAND, Port of Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales. Lat. 51° 22' N; long. 3° 16' W. Rys. Barry Dock Ry., 271 miles, connecting the Dock with the colliery districts and with the G.W., T. V., and other systems. THW. f & c 6 50. Auth. Barry Dock and Railways Company, under Barry Docks Railways Act, 1884. Accn. Tidal dock, 73 acres; tidal basin, 7 acres. Length of quayage in dock, 10, 500ft; ditto in basin, 2,040ft. D. at HWST. 37ft 7in, LWST. 1ft 6in, HWNT. 29ft 3in, LWNT. 9ft 7in. The available depth of water is some 3ft more than given above, but the sills being curved, the above will be taken as the working depths for flatfloored vessels. Accommodation for largest vessels afloat. Dimensions of docks:-Length 3,400ft, width 1,100ft; basin, length 600ft, width 500ft; timber pond, 24 acres. Dry docks of the most modern construction, one being 724ft in length, divided into two sections. Hydraulic cranes of most modern construction; 11 high level coal staiths, also low level staiths, and movable staiths and cranes.
Dock Charges. Same as Cardiff and Penarth, but no corpora tion, town, or harbour dues.
Officials. Secretary, G. C. Downing; Manager, R. Evans; Dock Master, R. Davies ; Coll. of Customs, Cardiff Collector.
Hotels. Island Hotel, Barry Island; Wemoe Arms Hotel, Cadoxton; Royal Hotel, Cadoxton; Ship Hotel, Barry. BARTON-ON-HUMBER, Lincolnshire. Lat. 53° 41' N ; long. o° 26' W. Rys. M. S. & L.
A small port on the S. side of the Humber, below Hull. BEADNELL, Northumberland. Lat. 55° 34' N; long. 1° 37' W. A creek under port of Berwick. D. HWST. 6ft. Official.-E. Forrester, Harb. Master.
BEAULEY. A creek under port of Inverness. Pop. 900. D. HWST. 13ft; HWNT. 8ft.
Official.-J. Mackenzie, Harb. Master.
BEAUMARIS, Anglesea, Wales. On the Menai Straits. Lat. 53° 18′ N; long. 4° 2′ W. Pop. 3,000. Auth. The Corporation, under Charter of Edward I. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 10h 28m; Sp. rise 224ft; N. rise 15ft. D. at the quay, ST. 16ft ; N. 9ft. Ry. L. & N.W. Tr.-I. Timber and grain; E. Slates and slabs. Accn. natural harb. ; no warehouse accommodation. Charges.-Harb. dues, for every smack under 20 reg. ton. 1/; above 20 and under 40, 1/6; 40 tons and upwards 2/6. For every vessel or schooner with two masts under 40 tons, 2; 40 tons and upwards, 3. Every vessel not under British flag 6/8.
Pilotage.-District. From Port Dinorwic or Moel-y-Don through the Swellies to a line drawn from Great Orme Head to Point Linas and vice versa. N.B.-No master of a vessel is compelled to take a pilot within this district, except on coming in or going out of port. Rates:
From Cadnant to Port Dinorwic, and vice versa: Vessels drawing 7ft water and under 4/; more than 7ft water 9d foot. Cadnant to Caernarvon (no Caernarvon pilot offering): Vessels drawing 7ft water and under 6/; more than 7ft water I/ ft. Pilots taking vessels into Conway are entitled, in addition to their pilotage, to 7/6 for returning to Beaumaris. Should the pilot be landed at Great Orme Head, extra 42/; if taken (out of the limits of his licence) to Chester or Liverpool 63/; in case the pilot should happen to have charge of the vessel to either of the said places 105; 7/6 per day allowed pilot for every day detained on board. Towage. As per agreement.
Officials.-Town Clerk, J. R. Roberts; Harb. Master, F. K. Southwell; Lessee of Harb. Dues, J. Percy.
Hotels."Williams Bulkeley Arms," "Liverpool Arms,"