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APPLEDORE, Devonshire. A small port within Barnstaple

Bar. Lat. 51° 5' N ; long. 4° 4' W. THW. 6h 15m. There is a stone pier at Instow, with 13ft to 15ft at HW.; dry at LW. Also two small dry docks and a patent slipway. (See Barnstaple.) ARBROATH, Forfarshire. Seaport. Lat. 56° 33' N ; long.

2° 35' W. Pop. 22,000. Auth. Farb. Trust., under Acts 2 Vict., c. 16, and Acts of 1864, and Harb. Order, 1877. P. NC. THW. f. and c. 1h 35m ; Sp. rise 14ft ; N. rise rift; R. of N. 8ft. D. on bar LW. of OST. 31t; NT. about 6ft. W. prev. W. are_W. and SW.; most dangerous from SE. Rys. Cal. and N.B. Tr.-I. Flax, hemp, jute, coal, iron, bones, guano, linseed. cake, bleaching-powders, salt, lime, timber, grain, slates, &c. ; E. Sailcloth, yarns, linen, grain, potatoes, pit timber, stone, &c. LV. Steamers with flax of gross ton. of 1,000 to 1,300 tons. Outer harb.-W. of E. roost. Dock 420ft x 26ost ; dock area 2} acres ; W. of E. 40ft. Depth on sill at HW. of Av.ST. 16ft to 17ft ; quayage space of dock 1,350ft, and of basin 1,48oft, in length, and patent slipway 45oft long by 44ft wide. H. of T., ST. 153ft ; N. ust. A lifeboat staiion.

Charges.-Harb. dues 14d to 1/6+ 25% to 50%. Harb. lights and police ad rer. ton. Plankage 1 / to 6/6 per vessel.

Pilotage.--District. Pilots are licensed for the harb, only. Rates per ton.-Coasting sailing vessels, 4d per ton; coasting steamers, 3d per ton; foreign trade sailing vessels, 44d per ton ; foreign steamers, 3d per ton. In addition to these, rates are levied (for providing the pilot master's salary), viz. :-Under 80 tons 1/; 80 and under 100 tons 1/6; 100 and under 120 tons 21; 120 and under 150 tons 3/ ; 150 and under 180 tons 4/ ; 180 and under 200 tons 5/; 200 tons and upwards 7/6.

Towage Rates included in pilotage rates.

Officials.-Clerk to Trust., W. K. Macdonald ; Harb. and Pilot Master, Capt. D. Patterson ; Coll. of Shore dues, W. Cargill ; H. M. Cust., James Cassie.

Hotels." White Hart,” “Imperial," and "Royal."
ARDBEAR, Galway.-See Clisden.
ARDGLASS, co. Down, Ireland. Lat. 54° 15' 10" N ; long.

5° 36' 50" W. Ry. Belfast & Co. Down. THW. f. and c. iih om. A seaport, the centre of the fishing stations on the NE. coast of Ireland. Auth. Commi sioners of Public Works in Ireland, unter Acts 39 and 40 Vict., c. 236. Accn. Area about 60 acres at HW. and 17 acres at LW., with depth from 21t to 17st at LW. and 151t additional at HWST. D. at entrance 1git to 18st at LW. W. prev. S W., most dangerous ESE. to SE. Used by coasters of up to 150 tons, carryi'g coal and country produse, and by about 500 fishing vessels. LV. 200 tons. Quava zė, north quay 5oost, south quay 1,00ost. The e is a small dock adjoining the north quav, where vessels drawing gft can enter at HWST.

Charges.-61 per ton on cargo vessels, with id to 4d per ton whusage, and an additional fd per ton fur each week, or portion of week, over first 21 days alter arrival.

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, Argyllshire. Lat. 56° o' 45" N ; long. 5° 26' 30"

W. Entrance to the Crinan Canal. Auth. Cale. donian Canal Commissioners, by Act of Parliament. THW. oh 15m. D. in channel leading to canal from 4ft to 16st, according to state of tide. D. at outside quay berths 9ft to 20ft. D. in canal and basins, 9ft 6in.

Vessels 88ft by post by gft can pass locks. Sp. rise uft; 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. 1h 45m ; Sp. rise roft; N. rise 8ft. W. prev.'sw. and are most dangerous. Rys. G., S.W. & C. Tri-I. Iron ore, limestone, pig-iron, &c.; E. Coal, pig.iron, &c. LV, Vessels drawing 2ift can enter and leave at HWST.; in one or two cases they have left drawing as much as 223ft (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 28oft in length could load to 21ft; and a wet dock with an entrance 38st wide and 18}ft 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 18st. at LW., which will be opened in 1890 or 1891.

H. of T.
Dry Docks, &c. Length. Width.

Depth of

Owned by.

Sp. N. ft. in. ft.

ft. in. ft. in. Dry dock

38 12 to 16 18 6 14 6 Ardrossan Patent Slipway..

38 0

18 6 14 o Shipbuilding Co. Charges.-Dues on vessels vary, 15 tons and over 3d reg. ton and boat's assistance ifd reg. ton. Dues on goods ad 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, 2 d ; 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, R. Shields; Coll. of Dues, R. Hendrick ; Coll. of H. M. Cust., S. Lyall.

Hotels." Eglinton Arms” and “Railway."
ARINAGOUR, Island of Coll. Lat. 59° 10' N ; long. 6° 30' W.

TWH. 5h 41m. D. Dry at LW. Sp. rise 12}ft; N. 9jft. There is a stone pier and slip at this place, and an anchorage for boais drawing 5ft or 6ft. A leading wind is required to enter from the E.


W. prev.

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. Sh om. Auth, Trustees under Act of Parliament 1882. Accn. A river 180ft wide, with D. from 6ft to roft. Tide flows very little on this coast. Crane power to 5 tons. SW. round by S. to SE. LV. 352 tons.

Charges.--On vessels 6d per ton; coal, pyrites, iron ore, and ochre, 3d per ton; timber, 4d per ton ; salt, artificial manures and phosphates, 6d per ton. AROS, Island of Mull, Argyleshire. Lat. 56° 40' N; long. 6° 0' W.

In the Sound of Mull, 6 miles from Tobermorey. THW, 5h 58m. A small fishing station, having a pier for steamers. ARTHURSTOWN, Co. Wexford. A small fishery harbour on

the river Suir, opposite Passage East. ARUNDEL.–See Littlehampton. THW. f. and c. th 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. D. on bar 4ft LWST., 12ft to 14ft AWST. Harb. dries at LW. W. prev. SĖ. and SW. Quayage about 440 yards.

Charges. -Over 10 tons 2d per ton, and 20 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 X. 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. uh 50m ; Sp. rise 8 ft; N. rise 7£ft. D. on bar 2oft 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 poft 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. 2oft ; N. 17ft bin.

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 ijd ton.

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Tin lat. oh asm. Accn. Area about 2,380 sq

LAL, 55 ' N ; long. 630'. W

Auth.' F. Herdman, Esq. IIIWST. Crane power to 2 tons

LV. Steam lighters of 100 tons

Charges.-6d per ton on vessels. Officials.-Gen. Man. and Sec., W. A. Donald ; Harb. Master, hn MacHendry. Hotels.-"Boyd Arms,” Ballycastle ; “ Commercial," Bushlls. BALLYCASTLE, Co. Antrim, Ireland, near the Fair Head.

Lat. 55° 16' N ; long. 6° 32' W. Pop. 1,600. uth. Owner, Lady Boyd.

THW. f. and c. 6h 42m. Dock loked up with sand. A new jetty has been constructed at which essels drawing 20ft discharge in moderate weather. W. Sheltered om NE. and NW. There are dangerous currents between Rathlin sland and the mainland. Tr.-Coasting vessels bringing coals, late, 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. 1h 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 sms. 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 6tt LWNT. ; 13ft HWS I., and soft HWNT. Channel is about uo to 150 yds wide, with depth of about 12ft, except near the Bar; and 18 to post at wharves, LW. Auth. Harb. Trust., under Act, 1886. En. occasionally difficult, but undergoing improvements.

Charges.-On vessels, ad 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.
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 stove pier, 12oft long, connected with a timber jetty, with about rost 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.


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