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AGHART OF CARN ArVON BAR AND HARBOUR. Directions for Ships and Vessels sailing into Car- narvon Harbour, over the Bar. In order to facilitate the navigation of this Har- bour, two Buoys are placed on the Bar, the ouier one is painted black, and the inner red; a Perctt is also erected on the Bauk, called the Muscle B;'lIk. LLANDOWYN Point lies about 2 miles distance from the black Buoy, (which is moored in ihe en- trance of the Bar, in about 15 feet water, at low water, average spring tides) in aN. by E. uirec- tioll. DINAS DINLLE lies from three, or from that to three and a half miles distance from the blacte Buoy, in a S. K. direction. The black Buoy lies about one mile distance from the red Buoy, in a S. W. by S.direction. The red Buoy lies about two, or from that to two and a quarter miles distance from the Perch, in a W. by N. direction. The Perch lies near out: Hille distance from Abermenai, in a west direc- tion, where ships and vessels may anchor in safety- Masters of vessels, drawing 12 feet water and upwards, should not (in a gale of wind) approach this Bar until four hours flood. All 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 sl)riii,- 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 on making the proper signal. This Harbour has been lately considerably en- larged and improved, a great number of large v<;s- aels are built here annually-it. is a most conve- nient place for repairing of old vessels—there is- an extensive trade carried on in the exportation nient place for repairing of old vessels—there is- an extensive trade carried on in the exportation of slates (of the best qualify) 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 safety of ships and vessels loading and unloading, or lying, within the limits of this port. 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 illirk. which has rendered a most free passage for shipS and vessels of large burthen, coming from t'ie eastward to this Harbour, or sailing through th^ Straits of Menai. frl- The north and south banks of this Bar are subject to shirt-when they do shift, or the HuofS part from their moorings, proper care will !)c taken to moor Buoys in the deep, as at prcsept, and the true bearings, distances, &c. of them, i11* serted in this paper BANGOR: Printed and Published by J. Broster. Orders, for this paper, are received in London* I by Newton & Co. (late Tayler & Newton), 5»| I Warwick-square,Ncwgate. street,lid J. Whitf?I 33, Fleet-street.