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A CHART OF C ARN ARVON BAR…

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A CHART OF C ARN ARVON BAR AND HARBOUR. Directions for Ships and Vessels sailtng into Car. naruon Harbour, over the Bar. In order to facilitate the navigation of this Har- bour, two Buoys are placed on the Bar, the outer one is painted black, and the inner rerf; a Perstt is also erected on the Bank, caHed the Muscle Bank. Llandowyn Point lies about2 miles distance from the black Buoy, (which is moored in the en- trance of the Bar, in about 15 feet water, at low water, average spring tides) in a N. by E direc- tion. Dinas DINI,LE lies from three, or from that to three and a half miles distance from the Mack Buoy, in a S. E. direction. The black Buoy ties about one mile distance: from the red Buoy, in a S. W. by S. direction. The red Buoy lies about two, or from that tcy two and a quarter mile's distance from the Perch, in a W. by N. direction. The Perch lies nearone mile distance from Abermenai, in a west direc- tion, where ships and vessels may anchor in safety. Masters of vessels, drawing 12 feet water ami upwards, should not (in a gale of wind) approach this Bar until four hours flood. A It vessels coming in, should leave the Perch on the larboard hand. High water at full and change, at a quarter af, ter nine o'clock—average spring tides rise and fall on the Bar from 16 to 18 feet—neap ditto from 6 to 8 feet. Expert Pilots may always be had ob making, the proper signal. This Harbour has been lately considerabty en- larged and improved, a great number of large ves- sels are built hire aiinually-it.is a most coiive« nient place for repairing of old vessels-there is aa extensive trade carried on in the exportation of slates (of. the best quality) and other articles, to most parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and consists of convenient quays and wharfs, for the reception and salet^of ships and vessels loading and unloading, or lying within the limits of this port. j j The Trustees of this Harbour have expended from four to five hundred pounds in blasting some of the rocks at the Swillies, to low water mark, which has rendered a most tree passage for slu ps and vessehof large burthen, coming from the eastward to this Harbour, or sailing through the Straits of Menai. The north and south banks of this Barare subject to shift—when they do shift, or the Buoy* part from their moorings, proper care will be taken to moor Buoys in the deep. as at present, and the true bearings, distauces, &c. of them, in- serted in this paper 1 BANGOR: Printed and Published by J. B rosier. Orders, for this paper, are received in London, by Newton & Co. (late Tayler & Diewtou), 5, I Warwick.-square,Newgate' litreet)-¡uld J. Wbit; > 33, Fleet-street.

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