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feet deep at the mouth of this harbour, a red flag is hoisted, as a notice to the shipping outside, but it is removed with the ebbing of the tide below that depth.

ROCHESTER is on the Medway, in the vicinity to CHATHAM. Its importance arises from the manufactures and commerce necessarily in. cident to its connexion with so great a naval station.

MARGATE (a member of the port of Dover, to which it is subject in matters of civil jurisdiction) has a pier maintained by a duty paid on all exports and imports. Its harbour is dry at low water. Corn is the principal article of commerce.

52 Geo. III. c. 186. The master of every vessel passing from port to port within

this realm, who shall take on board or discharge within the harbour of Margate, (or the bay adjoining,) shall

pay

0 1 “Lastage,” on every quarter of corn, tares, or seeds of every

denomination, at the rate of, per quarter And for all other goods, and all baggage, parcels, and passengers so · laden or unladen, upon the freight or fare thereof,0 9

POUNDAGE" of, in the pound ..
If the vessel be coming from or going to foreign parts, (Ireland

ercepted, the charges to be doubled.
Every passenger landing from or embarking in any ship, hoy,

packet, or other vessel carrying passengers for hire, within the
harbour or bay and shore within the parish of St. John,
whether such vessel belong to the town or harbour of Mar-20
gate or not, (palients going to or coming from the Infirmary,
and pleasure boats without decks, ercepled,) shall pay for
every passage to or from the town or harbour, the sum of
Which is hereby required to be received by the master of

the vessel before departure, and shall be by such master
paid over, within seven days, to the treasurer of the Pier

Company.
Masters of vessels to be allowed 18. 6d. in the pound, upon

the amount of the aforesaid duty on passengers.
Every vessel entering the harbour for shelter or pl.EASURE

ONLY, and not loading or unloading, and not continuing more than twenty-one days, if a British subject, per ton.... O 6 If an alien....

1 0 For every seven days after twenty-one, per ton.

0 2 And for British and foreign shipping respectively, per ton burthen 0 4 The duly on every vessel taking in BALLAST, and not haring unloaded here, to pay per ton...

0 9 There shall be paid also for wheat, per quarter.

0 9 For oats .....

0 6 Hops, per bag..

3 0 And so on for dry goods in proportion. For a four-wheeled carriage. .

21 0 For every horse

7 6 For every dog

2 6 And for small parcels, each .

0 3 RAMSGATE has a capacious harbour, comprehending about forty-five acres of ground, protected by stupendous piers, and dis

tinguished by a lighthouse. Duties for the support of this harbour were first collected under the authority of statute 32 Geo. III. c. 74. which statute was amended by 37 Geo. III. c. 86. The 55 Geo. III. c. 84. however, reciting the inadequacy of the duties to keep the barbour in its improved state, provides for the imposition of additional rates and duties to those levied under the authority of the former acts, not exceeding a certain rate, at the discretion of certain trustees. The length and intricacy of this statute, as well as the uncertainty of the duties arising from this very discretionary power given by it, are sufficient reasons for not abstracting it very copiously; but the substance of the provisions and exceptions of these statutes, in a general view of them, are as follows:

All vessels passing through the Downs, whether navigating on the ezst or the west side of the Goodwin SANDS, of between 20 and 300 tons burthen, to pay 2d. per ton; each chaldron of coal, and every ton of stones, 3d. to 31d. per ton, and other duties in proportion. The last statute authorizes the trustees to impose additional rates or duties, (on giving fourteen days' previous notice in the London Gazette,) viz. on every foreign ship, of not exceeding 3d. for each ton, whether laden or in ballast, passing by or to the harbour of Ramsgate, not having a receipt testifying the payment of the same in respect thereof; and that so often as such foreign vessel shall so pass, &c.

No outward-bound vessels (the places of whose destinations are to or by the said harbour) to be cleared at the office of customs on such voyage; nor inward-bound, which shall have sailed past or gone into said harbour, to be allowed to enter at said office without such certificate. Collector of said duties empowered to enter into and admeasure vessels.

TRANSPORTS, so long as they continue in the service, to pay only tucice in any one year.

All attempts to evade payment of the duties, subject to a penalty of paying double the duty due.

Prohibitions.—GUNPOWDER on board, without notice to the harbourmaster, (except in transports and vessels in the service of the Ordnance, Customs, Ercise, and Post Office,) prohibited under a penalty of £20. Discharging fire-arms within the harbour, prohibited under a penalty of £5. Vessels not to be graved or breamed afloat in said harbour, under a penalty not erceeding £20.

SCOTLAND. ABERDEEN, on the east coast of Scotland, is reckoned the third town of that kingdom in point of importance. Its harbour, at the mouth of the river Dee, is defended by a new stone pier, 1200 feet in length. Its exports of linens, calicoes, and threads to Germany and the Baltic, are very considerable; and the Greenland whale fishery is carried on to some extent here.

DUMFRIES, on the south-west coast of Scotland, eight miles from the mouth of the river Nid, in Solway Frith, is sixty-four miles from the capital, Edinburgh; has a tolerably good harbour, but not an extensive commerce.

GRANGEMOUTH is situate in Stirlingshire, to the south of Perthshire, and on the western side of Scotland. Being fixed at the junction of the great canal with the aforesaid river, and at not more than about forty miles from the capital, it is a place of some trade.

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TABLE showing the Time of HIGH WATER at different places.

Having concluded our information respecting the ports and harbours of the United

Kingdom, it is presumed the following statement of the time of high water at the
PRINCIPAL PORTS of Europe and America, and particularly of the British and
Irish coasts, will not be unacceptable, particularly to those captains who have not
been at the respective ports before. The mode of calculation is to find by the
Nautical or other Almanac the time of high water at London Bridge, and add or
subtract the amount set down in the column of figures.
Required the time of high water at Rotterdam, May 1, 1830 :-
High water by the Almanac at London Bridge...5 min. past 9

.5

1

Add......

10 min. after 10

Note.- The flowing and ebbing of the tides in the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas are

80 inconsiderable as not to require notice.

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France .. Sub. 4 0 Bally Shannon Ireland.. Add 4 20 Aberdeen Scotland .Sub. 1 40 Balta

Shetland Add 0 35 Aberdovey Wales Add 5 5 Baltimore

Ireland.. Add 1 20 Aberistwith Wales Add 5 5 Bamff.

Scotland. Sub. 2 55 Achill Head .. Ireland.. Add 3 35 Bangor

Ireland.. Sub. 4 15 Agnes (St.) Scil. Is. . Add 2 15 Bantry Bay.

Ditto Add 1 20 Air Point..

.. Wales

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1. of Man Sub. 3 55 Bardsey Island Wales Add 5 50 Aix Island.

.France.. Add 0 35 Barfleur Cape France Add 5 5 Alban's Head (St.)... England. Add 5

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Add 5 35 Alban's (St.).

...Jersey... Sub. 1 55 Barnstable Bar England. Add 3 25 Aldborough .England. Sub.|3 40 Bas (Isle de). .Eng. Ch. Add 1 20 Alderney Island .Eng. Ch. Add 3 35 Baudsey Cliff .England. Sub. 3 55 Alne River.. England. Add 0 20 Bayonna Isles .Spain Add 2 20 Altona. ..Germany Add 3 35 Bayonne

France.. Add I 5 Amazon River, America. Add 3 35 Beachy on the Shore . England. Sub. 4 40 Ambleteuse. . France .. Sub. 3 25 Beachy Head (Offing)Ditto. ... Sub. 3 25 Ameland Island N. Sea, Sub. 3 55 Bear Island, .

Hud. Bay Sub. 2 25 Amelia Harbour . America. Sub. 5 25 Beaumaris

Wales Sub. 4 10 Amlwick Port... . Anglesea Sub. 3 55 Bee's Head (St.) England. Sub. 3 25 Amsterdam ... ... Holland . Add 0 33 Belfast.

Ireland.. Sub. 3 55 Andrew's Bay (St.) .. Scotland. Sub. 0 10 Belle Isle

.Bay of B. Add 0 35 Augers...

.France Sub. 2 25 Bembridge Point.. Isle of W. Sub. 2 45 Angra Bay .Azores .. Sub. 2 35 Bergen..

.Norway. Sub. 0 55 Anholt Island

Cattegat. Sub. 2 25 Bermudas Island .Atl. Oce. Add 4 35 Ann Cape . America. Sub. 2 55 Berwick.

England. Sub. 0 10 Annapolis

.Ditto Sub. 4 25 Bilboa (entrance to).. Spain. Add 0 50 Anticosta Is. W. end .Ditto Add 1 5 Biscay

Ditto Add ? 5 Antwerp.. . France.. Add 3 35 Blackwall

RThames Sub. 10 30 Anvers..

..Ditto Add 4 20 Blakeney Bar .. England. Add 3 35 Archangel ..Russia .. Add 3 35 Blaskets

.. Ireland.. Add 1 15 Archangel River ent. . Ditto Add 4 5 Block Island

. America. Add 5 12 Arklow

. Ireland Add 5 50 Blythe Sand ..England. Adu 10 20 Arran Island. .Scotland. Sub. 13 10 Bolt Head ..

Ditto Add 3 30 Arundel.

.England. Sub 5 5 Borkum Island. ... Holland. Sub. 2 55 Augustine (St.). .. America. Add 15 5 Boston....

.England. Add 4 50 Avranches .. France . . Add 3 35 Boston,

America. Sub. 2 55 Auray Ditto Ada 3 20 Boulogne.

France ..Sub. 3 55 Bourdeaux.

Add 0 35 Ballingskellings Ireland.. Add 0 50 Brassa Sound Shetland .Sub. 4 25 Bally Castle

..Ditto Ada 3 20 Bray Head .. Ireland.. Add 1 5

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H. M. Bree Bank..... .N. Sea .. Add I 5 Coutance

France.. Add 3 35 Brehat Island. France.. Add 5 5 Cowes

.Is. of W. Sub. 4 10 Bremen.

..Germany Add 3 35 Cromartie ... Scotland. Sub. 2 40 Brest ... France.. Add 1 20 Cromer ...

.England. Adu 4 20 Brewershaven Holland. Add 1 5 Crookhaven.

Ireland Add 0 35 Bride's Bay (St.) Wales Adı 3 33 Cross Island

.W. Sea.. Add 1 50 Bridgewater. .England. Add 4 20 Cuxhaven . Germany sub.1 25 Bridhagton.

.Ditto Add 2 5 Bridport

Ditto Add 4 20 Dartmouth... . England. Ada 3 45 Brill..

Holland. Sub. O 25 David's Head (St.) ..Wales .. Add 3 35 Brighton

England. Sub. 3 19 Deadman's Point England. Add 3 5 Bristol .Ditto Add 4 20 Deal.....

Ditto Sub. 3 25 Broadhaven. .Ireland.. Add |3 35 Dee River (Park Gate) Ditto ... Sub 3 55 Buchadess.. .. Scotland Sub. 2 25 Delaware River (ent.) America. Sub. 5 25 Burnt Island. ...Ditto ... Add 0 5 Dieppe..... ... France. . Sub. 3 55 Buttoa's Islands ..... Hud.Bay Add 4 25 Digges (Cape) ...Hud. Bay Sub 2 25

Dingle Bay.........Ireland.. Add 1 5 Cadiz.... Spain ... Add 1 35 Donegal..

Add 5 Caen

France
Sub. 5 25 Dort........

Holland . Add 0 35 Carnarvon Bar ..Wales Sub. 5 25 Dover Pier

England. Sub. 39 Cairston

..Orkney. Sub. 5 25 Douglas Harbour Is. of M. Sub. 3 55 Calais ..

France .. Sub. 2 55 Downs ..... , England. Sub. 3 25 (ady Islaud. .Wales Add 3 35 Drogheda

.Ireland.. Sub. 3 40 Calf of Man

.Is. of M. Sub. 3 55 Drontheim.. .Norway. Sub. 0 10 Camperdown.. Holland . Add 2 5 Dublin...

Ireland.. Sub. + 40 Campbell Port. . America. Sub. 5 25 Dungeon Lights.....N. Sea. . Adu 5 5 Canna Sound

Ireland.. Add 2 50 Dunbagon Head. ... Ireland.. Add 3 35 Canary Islands ...... Atl. Oce. Add 0 35 Dunbar

.Scotland. Sub. 0 55 Cancale..

.France.. Add 5 5 Dundalk Bay Ireland.. Sub. 3 40 Canso Cape......... America. Sub. 5 55 Dundedy Head

Add 1 35 Castire (Mull of) .... Scotland. Sub. 5 5 Dundee

. Scotland. Sub. 0 10 (appel (West) .. Holland. Sub. 1 53 Dungarvon

.. Ireland.. Add 2 5 Cardiff... .Wales... Add 3 35 Dungeness

.England. Sub. 3 34 Cardigan Bar. ....Ditto.... Add 4 35 Dunkirk

France .. Sub. 2 40 Carlingford ... Ireland.. Sub. 5 25 Dunnose

.Is. of W. Sub. 5 29 Carluie.. .England. Sub. 2 25 Dunscanby Head Ditto

... Sub. 5 55 Carmarthen Harbour . Wales .. Add 4 5 Dursey Island.. ...... Ireland.. Add 1 5 Carr Rocks .. . Scotland Sub. 0 55 Carrickfergus .Ireland.. Sub. 3 55 East India Dock Gates Blackwall Sub. O 30 Cases Bay.. America . Sub. 3 40 Eddystone

.Eng. Ch. Add 3 25 Caskets.

.Eng. Ch. Add 5 35 Edinburgh... Scotland. Add 0 40 Catherine's Point (St.)Is. of W. Sub. 5 55 Elbe Riv. (red buoy) .Germany Sub. 2 25 Citness W. Sea . Add 2 50 Embden..

Ditto Sub. 2 25 Cayenne

.S. Amer. Add 3 35 Enkhuysen .. Holland. Sub. 2 25 Charente River (ent.). France.. Add 1 35 Etaples

.France.. Add 0 50 Charles Cape

.. America. Add 5 20 Exmouth Bar. . England. Ada 4 0 Charles Island .....Hud. Str. Sub. 4 25 Exuma Bar ... .Baham.. Add 4 10 Charlestown

.America . Add 4 35 Eyder River (entrance) Germany Sub. |2 23 Chatham..

.Engiand. Sub. 1 25 Eymouth Harbour ... Scotland. Sub. O 10 Chepstow.

Add 5 5 Cherbourg

...... France .. Add 5 5 Fair Head.. .... Ireland.. Sub 5 25 Chester Bar.. ..... England. Sub. 3 55 Fair Isle

.N. Sea . Add 1 35 Chichester Harbour . Ditto . Sub. 2 55 Falmouth.

.England. Add 3 20 Churchill (Cape) ....Hud. Bay Add 4 55 Fayal Road. .Azores .. Sub. 10 10 Crear (Cape).. .Ireland. Add 25 Fear (Cape)

. America. Sub. 4 10 (ockspar . America. Sub. 15 25 Fecamp

France . . Sub. 3 55 Cod (Cape). Sub. 2 55/Ferrol

. Spain Add 0 35 Conway.. .Wales... Sub 4 10 Ferriters

Ireland.. Add 1 5 Copeland Island Ireland.. Sub. 3 55 Fifeness.

Scotland. Add 2 5 (oquiet Island. England. Add 0 20 Filey

. England. Add 2 5 Cornwall (Cape)..... Ditto Add 2 0 Finisterre (Cape)

Spain ... Add 0 35 Cork Harbour (ent.).. Ireland.. Add 2 5 Finmark ...

Lapland. Sub. 0 10 Corunda

.. Spain Add 10 35 Fisgard Bay Wales .. lAdd 4 5

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B. X. Flamborough Head .. England. Add 25 Holland's Hook Holland. Add 0 35 Flatholme Isle Brit. Ch. Add 4 15 Horn Point ... .N. Sea .. Sub. 2 25 Flats (Keutish). .England. Sub. 3 25 Hosely Bay England. Sub. 3 25 Flemish Banks ..N. Sea .. Add 0 35 Hull...

.Ditto.... Add 3 35 Florida Keys. ....... America. Sub. 5 35 Humber River (ent.) .Ditto Add 2 50 Flushing Holland. Sub. 1 25 Hung Road ..

Add 4 20 Fly (or Vlie) Gatway.Ditto Add 4 20 Hurst Castle

Ditto.... Sub. 4 55 Fly or Vlie) Road ... Ditto Ada 5 5 Hythe

Sub. 3 34 Folkstone

England. Sub. 3 34
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Sub. 3 10 Ice Cove ...

Hud. Bay Sub. 4 25 Foreland (South) .Ditto Sub. 3 19 Ipswich

England. Sub. 2 25 Formby Point.

Sub. 3 25 Ireland (W. County of)Atl. Oc. . Addo 35 Fort George . Scotland. Sub. 2 25 Ireland (S. County of) Atl. Oc. . Ada 3 26 Fort St. John .Newfoun. Sub. 5 25 Isle de Bas

France. Add 1 20 Foul Isle .Shetland. Add Q 35 Isle de Dieu

.Ditto Add 0 35 Foulness.

.England. Add 4 40 Isle of Man (So. Side)St. G. Ch. Sub. 4 5 Fowey

Ditto Ada 3 5 Ives Bay (St.)...... England. Add 2 50 Frehel (Cape). France.. Add 3 35 Funchali ....Madeira . Sub. 2 21 Jersey Island........

.Eng. Ch. Add 3 35 John's (St.).

... Newfoun. Add 3 35 Gallicia (Co. of). Spain ... Add o 35 Jutland (County of)..Denmark Sub. 2 25 Galloper Sand.. .R. Tham. Sub. 1 40 Galway Bay Ireland. . Ada 25 Kenmare River...... Ireland.. Add 1 5 Galloway (Mull of)... Scotland. Sub. 3 10 Kennebeck

America, Sub. 13 40 Gaspé Bay. . America. Sub, 10 55 Kentish Knock .R. Tham.Sub. 12 55 Gay Head. Ditto Add 5 12 Killibegs .

Ireland.. Add 4 20 George River..

.Ditto Sub. 3 40 King's Channel. .R. Tham. Sub. 2 25 George Town Bar.... Ditto.... Ada 4 15 King's Island .Bass's St. Add 1 5 Gibraltar

Spain ... Sub. 2 25 King's Road ... . Brit. Ch. Add 4 20 Gore Bank... .England. Sub. 13 10 Kinsale

Ireland.. Sub. 2 50 Goodwin Sands(Bk.of)Downs . . Sub. 1 0 Kinnaird's Head ... Scotland. Sub. 2 25 Goree Gatway. N. Sea . Sub. O 55 Kirkcudbright

....... Ditto ... Sub. 3 10 Gouldsborough . America. Sub. 3 25 Kykduyn

..Holland . Add 5 5 Gowan's Head (St.)..Wales... Ada 35 Granville .France.. Add 5 5 Lagos Bay.

.Portugal Sub. 0 25 Gravelines Ditto Sub. 2 40 Lambanes

. Shetland. Sub. 4 55 Gravesend

England. Sub. 0 55 Lancaster.. . England. Sub 3 10 Greenock

.. Scotland. Sub. 2 55 Land's End.. Ditto Add 2 5 Grizness

. France .. Sub. 3 25 Langstone Harbour... Ditto Sub. 2 40 Groyne... .Spain ... Add |0 35 Leith Pier .

.Scotland. Add 0 40 Guernsey.

.Eng. Ch. Add 3 35 Leman and Ower ..N. Sea .. Add 4 35 Gunfleet Sand .R. Tham. Sub. 2 25 Lerwick ..

Shetlaud. Sub. 4 40

Lewis Islands .... Scotland. Add 3 55 Haerlem

Holland . Sub. 5 25 LewisIslands (Butt of)Ditto.... Ada 4 20 Hague La (Cape).... France .. Sub. 5 25 Limerick

Ireland.. Add 4 5 Halifax. .Nov. Sco. Add 5 5 Lisbon ..

.Portugal. Sub. O 10 Hamburg: Germany Add 3 35 Liverpool

England. Sub. 3 25 Hartland Point .England. Add|3 35 Lizard Point. .Ditto Add 2 30 Hartlepool . Ditto Add 1 20 Ditto (off Shore).

.....Ditto.... Add 5 30 Harwich

Ditto Sub. 2 55 Lock Swilly.......... Ireland.. Add 5 5 Hasborough. Ditto Add 45 Loize River (entrance) France.. Add 0 35 Hastings.

... Sub. 3 49 Londonderry . Ireland.. Add 3 35 Hatteras (Cape) . America. Sub. 15 25 Long Island America. Add 0 35 Havre de Grace .... France .. Sub. 3 55 Long Sand Head ....R. Tham. Sub. 2 55 Heligoland .N. Sea.. Sub. 3 25 Long Ships..

..England. Add 2 5 Helens (St.) . Is. of W. Sub. 2 40 Look Out (Cape) America. Sub. 13 55 Helvoetsluys Holland . Sub.l0 55 Loop Head

Ireland.. Add 2 5 Henlopen (Cape) America. Sub. 5 25 L'Orient

France .. Add 2 5 Henry (Cape) .Ditto Ada 5 15 Lowestoff (in Shore). . England. Sub. 5 25 Holms Brit. Ch. Add 14 15 Lowestoff Roads .

.....Ditto ... Sub. 5 15 Holyhead Bay .Wales Sub. 4 25 Lundy Island . Brit. Ch. Add 3 20 Holy Island Harbour . England. Addo 5 Lyme Regis

England. Add 4 40 Honfleur

.France. . Sub. 3 55 Lymington Ditto ... Sub. 13 10

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