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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.
Hotels.--" Albion,” R. G. Pritchard ; “ Castle,” John Denman.
BANGOR, Co. Down, Ireland. Lat. 54° 39' N ; long. 5° 40' W.

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, itd 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; ijd on slates.

Official.-Hon. Somerset Ward, Bangor Estate Office, Down. patrick ; J. Tregaskis, Harb. Master. BANŅOW, 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., 1oft 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 aftords 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.

Ry. L.T. & S. Small trade in timber and fish.
BARKS-UNDER-CLIFF.-See Laugharne.
BARLOCHAN.-See Dumfries and Palnackie.
BARMOUTH, Merionethshire. Lat. 52° 40' N ; long. 4° 5'W;

Ry. Cam. Pop. 2,000. Auth. Harb. Board, under Statute Geo. III., 1795. A small tidal harb., with about 410ft of quayage. D. izst HWST. Dry at LW. THW. f. and c. 7h 41 m.

Official.- John Lewis, Harb. Master. BARNPOOL, Plymouth. Berthage for ships of the Roya Navy. 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 10fft; 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, vil-cake, grain, timber, &c. ; E. Clay, timber, pit wood, four, &c.

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LV, 130 tons burthen (coaster). Accn. Barnstaple Quay, depth Toft Av. ST. ; area of great quay, for vessels, below bridge 1,8ooft, and above bridge, for barges and boats 2,000ft; dry docks at Appledore, the New Quay Dock, and Richmond Dock. Á good patent slipway, and shipbuilding yard.

Charges.-Harb. dues 4d per vessel. Light dues d reg. ton.

Pilotage.- District not defined. Rates. By agreement. Towage.--4d reg. ton. 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 Chan

nel, 3 m 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. THW. Duddon Bar, f. and c. 1oh 54m ; Sp. rise 28 ft; R. of N. 14 ft. D. on bar OST. 3oft; NT. 23st. 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. Docks :-

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Ramsden Dock lock has an area of 2 acres, the half-tide basin 8 acres, with entrances roolt wide in each case. Excellent warehouse and every Accn. for a large trade. Foreign animals wharf, chill rooms, and quayage space about 5m in length. Cranes from i} to loo tons. Parts of graving docks, &c. :

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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 I}d 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 ifd 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 :

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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

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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 £r for each additional hour or part of hour; minimum £2. For towing from tidal basin to channel or viie versa }d ton. For towing coasters not exceeding 150 tons from channel to berth, or vice versa, jd ton. Between basin or lock and Ramsden Dock įd ton each tow ; between basin or lock and Buccleuch or Devonshire dock 4d ton each tow. From one berth to another in docks Id ton each tow. For use of dock tug for swinging :SI 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 62. 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 £i; 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," Edwin Hinks. BARRY ISLAND, Port of Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales. Lat. 51°22'

N;long. 3° 16' W. Rys. Barry Dock Ry., 27% 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. ift 6in, HWNT. 29ft zin, LWNT. 9ft 7in. The available depth of water is some 3ft more th 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 6ooft, width 50oft ; timber pond, 24 acres. Dry docks of the most modern construction, one being 724it 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 corporą. tion, town, or harbour dues.

Pilotage. Optional.
Towage. Reasonable.

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. 0° 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. Toh 28m ; Sp. rise 22 ft ; N. rise 15}ft. 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. vessel or schooner with two masts under 40 tons, 21; 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 :

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From Cadnant to Port Dinorwic, and vice versa : Vessels drawing 7ft water and under 4/; more than 7ft water 9d foot. From Cadnant to Caernarvon (no Caernarvon pilot offering): Vessels drawing.7ft water and under 6/; more than 7ft water 1/ st. Pilots taking vessels into Conway are entitled, in addition to their pilotage, to 7/6 for returning to Beaumaris. Should the pilot be janded 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 1051 ; 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,''

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