The Australia directory. Vol.2. 2nd-6th ed. [With] (Google eBook)

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Contents

Coast from Tacking point to Coffs islands Port Macquarie and Has
57
Moreton bay Lights Pilot station North and East banks North
74
Ulasshouses Coast from Moreton bay to Sandy cape Soundings
96
Great Sandy island Platybus bay Water natives Indian head
108
Bustard bay Bustard head and lights Pancake creek 116118
116
Cape Capricorn and light Keppel bay and deceptive colour of
128
Islands and reefs near the coast between Sandy cape and Keppel isles
135
Keppel isles Tides Scattered islands and rocks off shore Coast
141
Cape Clinton Coast northward of cape Manifold Port Bowen
143
Long island Thirsty sound Broad sound North point and Flat
154
West hill Good supply of water Bedwell group Caution Connor
163
Coast from cape Palmerston to Pioneer river Hay point anchorage
172
Cape Conway Repulse bay and isles Tides Water 179
179
GREAT BARRIER REEFS BETWEEN THE PARALLELS OF PORT BOWEN
193
Edgecumbe bay Middle isle Port Denison Pilot station Aspect
201
Coast from cape Edgecumbe to Abbott point Abbot bay Cape
208
Cape Pallarenda The Main Range Halifax bay Aspect 215216
215
CAPE MELVILLE
218
Rockingham channel Tides Directions Herbert river 222224
222
Dunk island Water Tides Directions
231
Trinity bay Dangerous reef off Island point Cairns harbour Tides
237
Endeavour river and bar Cooktown Lights Tides and signals
243
Lizard island Anchorage Water Tides
250
Cape Melville Hostile natives Dangerous Channel rock Pipon
256
Inner edge of the Barrier between Lizard island and cape Melville 262263
262
Low Woody isle and the dangerous a shoal Best channel between
268
Cape Sidmouth Coast from cape Sidmouth to cape Direction Aspect
274
Fair cape and Kangaroo shoals
281
Cape Grenville Home isles due allowance to be made for the current
285
Coast from Orfordness to Newcastle bay Dangers bordering the coast
292
York road Evans bay Water Sextant rock 300
300
INNER ROUTE FROM CAPE MELVILLE TO CAPE YORK
306
Northern small detached reef Quoin entrance
312
Blackwood channel Ashmore Middle and Tynemouth banks Tides 318320
318
Peak point Coast between cape York and Peak point a rock direc
323
Western side of the Great Northeast channel Bampton island
376
CHAPTER VII
387
The charts a sufficient guide from Sydney to Sandy cape Caution 392393
392
Inshore passage by Lookout point Tides
398
CHAPTER VIII
405
ISLANDS AND REEFS IN THE CORAL SEA
412
Reported Vine Horseshoe shoal and David reef could not be found
414
Raine island and entrance Beacon Supplies Tides 420421
420
Wreck reef Bird islet West islet Anchorage Tides 427428
427
The Eastern reefs South Bcllona reefs Tides Middle Bellona reefs
434
Mellish reef Beacon Soundings Anchorage Directions Mellish
443
Osprey reef Caution Tides Dragon bank Flinders reefs Malay
449
Directions for Raine island entrance and Blackwood channel Northern
454
Directions From Prince of Wales channel or cape York by Raine
460
Coast from Talbot islands to Mowatta village Talbot group Tauan
468
Prince river of considerable size but obstructed by shoals at
474
Cape Blackwood Aird river approaches full of shoals Entrance
476
Owen Stanley range extent Mount Yule Yule island Hall sound 483484
483
Mounts Astrolabe and Owen Stanley Aspect 492
492
Coutance isle Barrier reef Rodney entrance clear of danger Good
500
Farm bay probably good anchorage Baxter harbour Stacey island
507
China strait and obstructing reefs to the northeastward Hayter
513
Basilisk island Fortescue strait 517_520
519
Grant islet Shortland islet and reefs Byron islets 527
527
Limits Teste island and islets anchorage and tides Bell rock
532
Calvados chain of islands Anchorage only to the southward of
538
Sudest island Passage reef Water Piron island 545547
545
Rossel island Thickly wooded and natives cannibals Cape Deliver
551
Bright reefs Haszard islets Laseinie islands 558559
558
Normanby island Cape Ventenat Anchorage Natives Cape
564
Dawson strait Fergusson island cape Mourilyan soundings Mount
573
Coast from East cape to Basilisk point Bentley bay natives numerous
575
Collingwood bay Soundings Hardy point Porlock bay Dyke
581
Tide Table
589
Index 596629
596

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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.

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