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abreast anchor anchorage bearing S.W. bluff cables cape Grafton cape Melville cape Moreton channel cliffs close coast coral reef creek Curtis island dangers deep water depth distance east eastern edge entrance fathoms fathoms water feet high feet water full and change Goold island half a mile harbour high water hill island isle islet land lies lighthouse low water mainland mangrove mile broad mile wide miles eastward miles from cape miles long miles northward Moreton Moreton bay narrow nearly north extreme North head north point north-east north-westward northern Outer South head passage passing peak pilot port Jackson port Stephens quarter red buoy reef extends river rock round runs sand sand-bank Sandy cape Sandy strait shallow shoal shoal water shore south yard-arm south-east south-west southern southward spit steep-to steer summit three-quarters tidal streams tide TIDES.—It is high trees weather west side western side westward winds wooded yards
Page 13 - Officers of the Army, Navy, or Marines, being duly employed for the Prevention of Smuggling, and on Full Pay, or any Officer or Officers of...
Page 90 - On the former there is a depth of 2 feet, and on the bar of the latter a depth of 1 foot, at low water. The channels at the south end of the Bay, to Cleveland Point, the Logan, Nerang Creek, &c., are all marked with red and triangular beacons on the starboard, and black and square on the port hand when sailing towards Brisbane ; but on entering any creeks or rivers that are beaconed, the...
Page 15 - No guapowder or other explosive material, or vitriol, or other such mineral acid, shall be shipped or delivered without a special notification to the Collector of Customs, nor without a plain brand or superscription, showing what material the package contains and the quantity thereof. Any person guilty of a breach of this regulation shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and may be fined or imprisoned at the discretion of the court. (18 Victoria, No. 21.) GENERAL REGULATIONS. — If any seaman...
Page 12 - Wales, and for each removal of the same from one place of anchorage or mooring to another, not being for the purpose of leaving the port (vessels registered in Sydney under 50 tons, or •while employed in the coasting trade from one port...
Page 18 - The existence of gales which are likely to endanger shipping will be signalled at the principal telegraph stations on the coast of New South Wales, in the following manner, viz. :— The signal...
Page 536 - An atoll differs from an encircling barrier reef only in the absence of land within its central expanse; and a barrier reef differs from a fringing reef, in being placed at a much greater distance from the land, with reference to the probable inclination of its submarine foundation, and in the presence of a deep water lagoon-like space or moat within the reef.
Page 205 - ... at low water. A small red light is placed at its outer extremity. During northerly winds it may often be a considerable saving of time to vessels of light draught bound to Port Denison to pass through Gloucester Passage, instead of rounding the north end of Gloucester Island. The following directions will enable vessels to use this passage without...
Page 16 - ... signed by him in the presence of such shipping master, who shall carefully explain the Agreement to him, or otherwise ascertain that he understands the same, before he signs it, and shall attest the signature of such native labourer. The shipping master shall enter particulars of every such engagement in a register book, to be kept by him for that purpose, and the native labourer and the master or owner engaging him shall respectively sign their names in the book in testimony of such engagement....
Page 213 - The following tidal signals are made from the flagstaff on shore when vessels require to cross the bar, viz. : — The flood tide will be distinguished by a red burgee at the mast-head ; when a ball is shown at the mast-head, the burgee will be hoisted below the ball. If the yard-arms are occupied by shipping signals, the tidal signals will be made from the quarters of the yard instead. TIDES. — It is high water, full and change, at Cleveland Bay at 9h.
Page 330 - SWiS. course will take her about three miles to the westward of Barn Island, with Red Island open to the southward of it. Be careful to pass to the eastward of the Heroine Rock, which may be ensured by keeping Meddler Island open to the eastward of Quoin Islet. When Red Island is open to the southward of Barn Island, steer W. by S4S.