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KEILLS, Argyleshire. Lat. 55° 47' N ; long. 5° 40′ W. There is a good anchorage in 5 fms.
KEISS, Caithness, Scot. Near Noss Head. A small fishing harb. belonging to Mr. F. T. Barry, of Keiss.
are no dues.
KELTON, a creek of Dumfries, under the river Nith Commissioners. Dues same as Dumfries. KEMMAES.-See Cemmaes. KENMARE RIVER, between Cos. Cork and Kerry, contains Ardmore, Ballycrovane, Bunaw, Killmakilloge, Kenmare, Ormond, and Dunkerrow Harbours. Ken. mare, lat. 51° 34' N; long. 9° 35' W, has a tidal pier, the property of the Grand Jury, Co. Kerry, used by a weekly steamer from Cork and by coasting vessels. THW. f. and c. 3h 52m. Official.-S. Goodwin, Co. Surveyor, Killarney.
KENNETPANS, Clackmannan, on N. bank Frith of Forth, 26 miles above Queens Ferry. Lat. 55° 5' N; long. 3° 49′ W. Used by steamers shipping coals of the Clackmannan Coal Co. D. HWST. 18ft, HWNT. 14ft. Steam cranes. Vessels up to 1,000 tons lie on soft mud 7ft 9in deep.
Charges. Id per ton reg.
KESSINGLAND, fishing village near Lowestoft.
KIDWELLY, Carmarthenshire, 10 miles S. from Carmarthen. Auth. Corporation of Kidwelly.
W. prev. SW. Accn. A pier with about 3ft at LW. Tr.-E. Coal, iron, and bricks.
Official.-Town Clerk, D. C. Edwards.
KILKEEL, Co. Down, a fishing village. Lat. 54° 4' N ; long. 6° o' W. D. HWSŤ. 13ft, HWNT. 8ft. Official.-Harb. Master, T. Grills.
KILLALA, Co. Mayo. Lat. 54° 13′ 55′′ N ; long. 9° 11′ 45′′ W. There is a pier, alongside which vessels drawing 9ft lie.
KILLEANEY BAY, Inishmore Island, Arran Islands, Galway. Lat. 53° 6' 56" N; long. 9° 37′ 45′′ W. There is a small pier with D. 1oft at HWST., alongside. KILLIBEGS, Co. Donegal. Lat. 54° 34'8" N ; long. 8° 27′23′′ W. Auth. Grand Jury, Co. Donegal. Accn. Any
vessel can enter, at all times.
KILLOUGH, Co. Down, Ireland. Lat. 54° 15′ N; long. 5° 36′ W. THW. f. and c. 11h om. Ry. Bel
fast & Co. Down to Downpatrick, which is 5 miles distant. Owner, Viscount Bangor, urder a grant made to Sir Robert Ward, 23 Charles II. Accn. Area 200 statute acres. D. on;bar 13 fathoms HW. Pier about 180 yards long, dry at LW., w th 14ft HWST. and 9ft HWNT. No crane power. LV. has been one
of 218 tons. Harb. safe and commodious, either for quayage or anchorage.
Charges.-Anchorage: vessels under 50 tons, 2/2; 100 tons, 2/8; 150 tons, 3/3; 200 tons, 4/4; over 200 tons, 5/5. Quayage, per ton Ind.
Official.-Harb. Master, Hugh Finlay.
KILLYLEAGH, Strangford Lough, Ireland. Auth. The Earl of Dufferin. Accn. A quay dry at LW., and
10 to 15 ft HW.
KILMAKILLOGE, Kenmare Bay, Co. Kerry. Lat. 51°48' N ; long. 9° 51′ W. A good anchorage in deep
KILMORE, Co. Wexford, Ireland, near the Saltees Islands, small harbour formed by a pier and a breakwater now in course of construction by the Irish Board of Works. KILORGLIN, near Valentia, Ireland. Lat. 51° 56' N long. 10° 19' 16" W. Auth. The Grand Jury of Co.
Kerry. A tidal pier, protected by a mud-bank.
KILRUSH, Co. Clare, Ireland. Lat. 52° 38' N; long. 9° 30′ W. On the Shannon. Auth. Commrs. of Public Works in Ireland, under Act 9 and 10 Vict., c. 86. Accn. Harb. is formed by a pier, and is sheltered from all winds but W. D. at pierhead 8ft LW. Used by vessels of up to 200 tons.
KINCARDINE, Kincardineshire, Scot. Lat. 56° 5' N; long. 3° 45' W. Auth. Owner, Lady Wm. Osborne Elphinstone. Accn. Harb. formed by a pier 115 yards long. D. Dry at LW., 18ft HWST., and 12ft HWNT. THW. f. and c. 3h om. W. prev. NE. and SW., and most dangerous S.
Official.-Agent, Charles Brown.
KINGHOLM-ON-NITH, a sub-port of Dumfries. Harb.
Master, G. Little.
KINGHORN, Fifeshire. Lat. 56° 5' N; long. 3° 12′ W. small harb. belonging to the N.B. Ry. Co.
Official.-J. Walker, Gen. Manager, Edinburgh.
KINGSBRIDGE, Devon, 32 miles SW. of Exeter.
HWST. 14ft, HWNT. 9ft.
KINGS LYNN.-See Lynn.
KINGSTON (Elgin).—See Garmouth.
KINGSTON, Sussex.-See Shoreham.
KINSALE (see Bandon Quay), Co. Cork. Lat. 51° 36' N ; long. 8° 31′ 38′′ W. Situated at the mouth of the Bandon. Ry. Terminus of Cork, Bandon & Kinsale Ry. Auth. Harb. Commrs., under Prov. Orders, 1870 and 1874. Accn. Harb. is formed by nature, and improved by the construction of a new pier and quay. D. at quays 8ft at HW., at bar 13ft at LW., and inside harb. 4 to 5 fms. Vessels of moderate tonnage have often to wait a considerable time to get alongside quay. Cranes nil.
Charges. Id per ton on reg. tonnage.
Officials.-Sec., M. Hegarty, Esq.; Harb. Master, James Coleman; Coll., J. Calgan.
Hotels."Kinsale Arms," "Commercial," and "Army and
KIRBY IRELETH.-See Ireleth.
KIRKCALDY, Fifeshire, in the Firth of Forth.
Lat 56° 7' N;
long. 3° 10' W. Pop. 25,000. Auth. Harb. Commissioners, under Act 12 and 13 Vict., c. 13, and Harb. Act, 1876. P. NC. D. on bar, dry at LW. In outer harb. ST. 163ft; NT. 11ft. W. prev. NW. to SW.; most dangerous ENE. to ESE. Ry. N.B. Tr.-I. Chiefly flax, timber, guano, corn, cork shavings, &c. ; E. Manufactured goods, coal, grain, potatoes, and linoleum. LV. 2,040 tons (this vessel did not load at Port). The harb., formed by an East pier and middle and West quay, has an area of 5 acres, including a dock, with an entrance 31ft wide, the outer entrance is 64ft wide, facing SSW., the entrance basin is 31ft wide. Total quayage space inside the harb. is about 1,300ft. The harb. is dry at LW., and has an average depth of 16ft at HWST. Good berthage from that depth to 1oft over a bottom of muddy sand. The dock has 2ft less water than the outer harbour. Extensive grain warehouses, &c., cranage, sheer legs for lifting boilers, and other facilities.
Charges.--Harbour dues, coastwise 3d ton in harbour and 4d ton in dock. Foreign 6d in harb., and 8d in dock.
Pilotage.-District. From harb. to Roadstead.
wards. Rates. Inwards, 1/ foot, and 2/6 for boat attendance. Outwards as per agreement.
Towage.-As per agreement.
Officials.-Clerk to Commrs., W. M. Dow; Harb. Master, Capt. A. Henderson; Coll. of H. M. Cust., G. Pearson.
Hotels." Harbour Head," "National," and " George." KIRKCUDBRIGHT, Kirkcudbrightshire. Lat. 54° 48′ N; long. 4° 5' W.
On the River Dee. Auth. Town Council, under Act 16 and 17 Vict., c. 93, s. 12; and a Schedule of Rates, approved by Board of Trade, February 22, 1854. Accn. A small harb. D. 2ft LW. Used by coasters. THW. f. and c. 11h 10m.
Official.-David McLellan, Town Clerk.
KIRKWALL, Orkneys. Lat. 58° 59′ 10′′ N; long. 2° 57' 30" W. Pop. 4,100. Auth. Orkney Harb. Commrs., under the Orkney Harbs. Act., 1887. P. NC. THW. 10h 9m; Sp. rise 10ft; N. rise 7ft. W. prev. from SW. to W.; most dangerous NE. Accn. The harb. is a small natural bay, sheltered from the northward by a pier, extending about 373yds from the shore, with a return head of 33yds pointing to the NW. There are warehouses, and the piers have 22ft at HWST. and 12ft LWST. There are also cranes to 3 tons' power, and other accommodation.
Charges.-Harb. dues according to size 1d to 6d ton. Harb. lights 1/ for every vessel above 20 tons reg. Mooring anchors 1/ for every vessel making fast.
Towage. As per agreement.
Officials.-Clerk to Commrs., D. J. Robertson; Harb. Master, R. Heddle; Asst. Harb. Master, J. T. Irvine; Cust. Officer, W. Duffus.
Hotel."The Kirkwall," Wm. Dunnet. KITCHEN COVE, Bantry Bay, Co. Cork. Lat. 51° 43' N ; long. 9° 35′ W. This is fair shelter for
craft drawing up to 13ft.
KYLEAKIN, Inverness-shire. Lat. 57° 16' 39" N; long. 5° 44' 28" W. Auth. Owner, Lord Macdonald. Accn. A pier, dry at LW.; the basin has 15ft at LW. THW. f. and c. 6h 16m.
Official.-Factor, A. Macdonald.
KYLE RHEA, Inverness-shire. Lat. 57° 17' N ; long. 5° 40′ W. There is a good pier at this place. LAMBAY ISLAND HARBOUR, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Lat. 53° 30' N; long. 6° o' W. LAMLASH, Arran Island, Hebrides. Lat. 55° 31' N; long. 5° 4' W. A good anchorage and excellent harb., but landing difficult at LW. There is a small pier at this place. LANCASTER, Lancashire, 5 miles above Glasson Dock, on the river Lune, 12 miles from the sea. Lat. 54°3' W; long. 2° 46′ W. Pop. 20,000. Auth. Commissioners and Trustees of the Port of Lancaster. St. George's Quay, under Act 23 George II. and subsequent Statutes. P. C. THW. 11h 16m. D. at Lancaster ST. 12ft; NT. 6ft. W. prev. SW.; most dangerous from WNW. Rys. L. & NW. and M. Tr.-I. Timber, grain, Spanish ores, &c.; E. Coal and salt. LV. at Glasson Dock at HWST. about 600 reg. ton. ; at Morecambe at HW. 560 reg. ton. Glasson Dock, the property of the Commissioners of the port of Lancaster, is 500ft long and 200ft wide, with an entrance 35ft wide; depth of water over sill at ST. 17 to 20ft; NT. 12 to 14ft. The lock connecting this with the Lancaster Canal is 100ft long by 26ft wide. There is a graving dock attached 197ft long (187ft on blocks), entrance 35ft wide. Outside the dock there is 400ft of quay wall, dry at LW., and in dock there is 1,000ft of quayage space. Steam cranes, coal tip, &c. Morecambe Harb., property of the Midland Ry., has good warehouse and steam cranage accommodation. LV. at HW. 560 tons reg. No vessel can enter at LWST. D. on bar at LW. 2ft 3in. W. prev. SW.; most dangerous NE.
Charges.-Harb. light and buoyage dues, 4d per ton. Foreign 9d to 1/ per ton. Ballast loading 1/ per ton, discharging 2d to od
Pilotage.-River Pilotage :
Within Line from Abbey Lower Lighthouse to Sunderland Point for or from the Old or New Quay or Jetty at Lancaster or other place within the said line :
Under 8 feet draught..
8 feet and under 10 draught..
10 feet and upwards
For removing any vessel which on her passage to or from the Old Quay or Jetty at Lancaster shall stop and moor at the New Quay, 5/ extra.
On Vessels employed in the "Coasting" Trade one-half of the above rates.
NOTE.-Masters of outward bound vessels may, at their option, dispense with the services of pilots at Danger Patch Buoy.
Towage.-Ships under 300 tons 6 6s; 400 tons £7 7s; 500 tons £8 8s; 600 tons £9 98; 700 tons 10 10s; and every additional 100 tons 1 Is extra. From Glasson Dock to Lancaster or vice versa, 6d per ton; and 9d if towed up and down.
Officials.-Gen. Man. M. Ry., J. Noble, Derby; Gen. Man. L. & N.W. Ry., J. Findlay, London; Harb. Mast. Lancaster and Glasson Dock, A. Russell; Harb. Mast., Morecambe, J. M. Sibbald; Dock Mast., Glasson, W. N. Greenwood.
NOTE. The Commissioners are rebuilding and extending the new quay at Lancaster. It will be completed early in 1890, and will extend for 500ft along the river front.
LANGSTON HARBOUR, Portsmouth, Hants. There is about 14ft on bar. Open to S.
Official.-Quay Master, A. Little.
LARGO, Fifeshire. Lat. 56° 13' N; long. 2° 56′ W. The birthplace of Alex. Selkirk (Robinson Crusoe). NB. Auth. Owner, Geo. Johnston. Esq., of Largo. Accn. A pier carried out to half tide; D. 4ft LW. Used by coasters loading potatoes and linseed cake. W. prev. E. and N., most dangerous E. THW. f, and c. 2h 20m.
Charges.-Dues 6d to 1/ per ton. Cargo Id to 6d per ton.
LARGS, Aryshire. Lat. 55° 50' N; long. 4° 50′ W. Rys. Glasgow & SW.; and Caledonian. A small harb. used by passenger steamers and coasters up to about 90 tons, D.