Wellbank's Australian nautical almanac and coasters' guide : for the Southern and the Eastern coasts of New Holland

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N 656.6 WEL
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Sydney : Printed and published by James Reading and Co., [1869]-1889
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(1881)
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Contents

WELLBANK’S AUSTRALIAN NAUTICAL ALMANAC 5 , 3
INTRODUCTION 6
Advertising 7 , 8
GENERAL INDEX. 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16
STORM SIGNALS. 17
MAIL STEAMERS. 17
DESCRIPTIVE FLAGS. 17
EXAMPLE. 17
NUMERICAL FLAGS. 17
TELEGRAPHIC STORM AND GENERAL SIGNALS. 18
The Australian Nautical Almanac FOR THE YEAR 1881. CALENDAR FOR SYDNEY MEAN TIME. Principal Articles of the Calendar For the Year 1881. 19
POST OFFICE REGULATIONS, 1881. 20
POSTAGE RATES. 21
LATE LETTERS. 21
INLAND CARD POST. 22
NEWSPAPERS. 22
BOOK PACKETS. 22
JANUARY—XXXI DAYS. 23
FEBRUARY—XXVIII DAYS. 24
MARCH—XXXI DAYS. 25
APRIL—XXX DAYS. 26
MAY—XXXI DAYS. 27
JUNE—XXX DAYS. 28
JULY—XXXI DAYS. 29
AUGUST—XXXI DAYS. 30
SEPTEMBER-XXX DAYS. 31
OCTOBER—XXXI DAYS. 32
NOVEMBER—XXX DAYS. 33
DECEMBER—XXXI DAYS. 34
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS, GREENWICH TIME, For the Year 1881. ON TIME,—AND ITS REDUCTION. 35 , 36
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—JANUARY. 37
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—FEBRUARY. 38
Advertising 39 , 40
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—MARCH. 41
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—APRIL. 42
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—MAY. 43
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS—JUNE. 44
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—JULY. 45
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—AUGUST. 46
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—SEPTEMBER. 47
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—OCTOBER. 48
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—NOVEMBER. 49
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—DECEMBER. 50
TABLE I. 51
TABLE II. 52
TABLE III. 53
TABLE IV. 53
TABLE V. 54
TABLE VI. 54
TABLE VII. 55
TABLE VIII. 55
TABLE IX. 56
TABLE X. 57
TABLE XI. 58
TABLE XII. 59
TABLE XIII. 60
TABLE XIV. 61
TABLE XV. 62
TABLE XVI 63
TABLE XVII. 63
TABLE XVIII. 64 , 65 , 66
TABLE OF POSITIONS OF THE PRINCIPAL HEADLANDS, &c„ ON THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN COASTS OF NEW HOLLAND, FROM CAPE LEEUWIN TO PINE PEAK. 67 , 68
TABLE XX. MAGNETIC BEARINGS AND DISTANCES SOUTH COAST. 69 , 70
MAGNETIC BEARINGS AND DISTANCES. FROM CAPTAIN SIDNEY’S LATE SURVEY. EAST COAST. 70 , 71 , 72
TABLE XXI TABLE OF APPROXIMATE DISTANCES 73
TABLE XXII DISTANCES OF OCEAN AND COAST MAIL ROUTES 74
TABLE XXIII WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. 75
TIME. 76
EXPLANATION OF TABLES. 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81
SOUTH COAST OF AUSTRALIA 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111 , 112 , 113 , 114
SPENCER GULF. 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 143
SPENCER GULF. 123
(1) SHOALS IN SPENCER GULF. 142
NORTHERN PART OF SPENCER GULF AND PORT AUGUSTA. 143 , 144 , 145 , 146
SCHNAPPER POINT. 148 , 149 , 150 , 151
INVESTIGATOR STRAIT, KANGAROO ISLAND, AND BACKSTAIRS PASSAGE. 152 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164 , 165
KANGAROO ISLAND. 153
GULF OF ST. VINCENT. 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170
PORT ADELAIDE. 170 , 175 , 176
DIRECTIONS. 172
BOAT CHANNEL, PORT ADELAIDE. 172
SEMAPHORE ADELAIDE, GULF OF ST. VINCENT. 173
INNER BAR, PORT ADELAIDE. 177
REGULATIONS.—PORT OF ADELAIDE. 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 187 , 188 , 189
PILOTAGE REGULATIONS. 185
PILOTAGE. 185
LIST OF PORTS AND ANCHORAGES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA, EXCLUDING THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. 190 , 191
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING MORTAR AND ROCKET LINES FOR SAVING LIFE FROM SHIPWRECK. 192 , 193 , 194 , 199 , 200 , 201
(2) PORT WAKEFIELD LIGHT—ALTERATION IN COLOUR. 196
ENTRANCE TO PORT VINCENT. 197
SOUTH COAST OF AUSTRALIA. CAPE JERVIS TO CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND. 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 211 , 212 , 215 , 216
(1) FIXED LIGHT AT KINGSTON. 209 , 213
SAILING DIRECTIONS, &c., FOR MACDONNELL BAY. 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220
CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND TO CAPE OTWAY. 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228
WARRNAMBOOL OR LADY BAY. 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232
KING’S ISLAND. 233 , 234 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 241
INTENDED LIGHT AT CURRIE HARBOUR. 236
SOUTH COAST OF AUSTRALIA. 242 , 243 , 244
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR PORT PHILLIP. 244 , 245
APPROACHING THE ENTRANCE FROM THE SOUTH-WEST. 245
APPROACHING THE HARBOUR FROM THE EASTWARD. 245
PILOT WATERS. 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 253 , 254 , 257 , 258 , 259
PORT PHILLIP. 251
NOTICE TO MARINERS. 255
DIRECTIONS FOR GEELONG. 259 , 260
Sailing Directions for the New Channel into Corio Bay and Geelong Harbour. 260 , 261
SOUTH CHANNEL OUTWARDS. 261 , 262
TIDES IN PORT PHILLIP BAY. 263
FURTHER DESCRIPTION OF LIGHTS AND LIGHTSHIPS. 263 , 264
LIGHTSHIPS. 264 , 265 , 266 , 267
EXTRACTS FROM THE GENERAL RULES AND ORDERS FOR ALL PORTS AND HARBOURS IN VICTORIA. 267 , 268 , 271
ADDITIONAL PORT AND HARBOUR REGULATION. 269
FAIRWAYS, CHANNELS, AND RIVERS. 271 , 272
PUBLIC WHARFS AND JETTIES. 272 , 273
GUNPOWDER. 273 , 274 , 275 , 276
SCHEDULE. RATES OF PILOTAGE. 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280
SIGNALS. 280 , 283
ADDITIONAL RULE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE ALFRED GRAVING DOCK AND PATENT SLIP. 282
DOCKS, &c. 283 , 284
SCHEDULE. 284 , 285
REGULATIONS FOR THE USE OF THE FIFTY-TON CRANE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RIVER YARRA. 285 , 286 , 287
PRIVATE DOCKS AND SLIPS. 287
SOUTH COAST OF AUSTRALIA. FROM PORT PHILLIP TO WILSON’S PROMONTORY; 288 , 289
Sailing Directions for the Eastern Entrance into Western Port, and for the Anchorage off Cape Wollamai and the East end of Phillip Island. 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297
THE EASTERN ENTRANCE OF BASS STRAITS. 297 , 298 , 299
BANKS STRAIT .-(Northern Part.) 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306
BANKS STRAIT.-(Southern Part). TASMANIA.—NORTH COAST. 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 310
WILSON PROMONTORY TO CAPE HOWE. WILSON PROMONTORY TO MERRIMAN CREEK. 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 317 , 318 , 319
PORT ALBERT LIGHT. 315
MERRIMAN CREEK ON NINETY-MILE BEACH TO CAPE HOWE. 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330
EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIA. ADMIRALTY SAILING DIRECTORY FOR THE COAST OF NEW SOUTH WALES, FROM CAPE HOWE TO PORT JACKSON, 331 , 332 , 333 , 334 , 337 , 338 , 341 , 342 , 343 , 344 , 345 , 346 , 347
No title 336
THE WESTERN CHANNEL—MORE YA. 339
NEW SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR MORUYA RIVER. 339
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR CROOKHAVEN AND SHOALHAVEN RIVERS. 348 , 349 , 350 , 351 , 352
REMARKS ON THE WINDS, WEATHER, AND CURRENTS. 352 , 353 , 354 , 355
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR PORT JACKSON. 356 , 357 , 358 , 359 , 360
STORM SIGNALS. EXPLANATION OF STROME SIGNALS. 360
PILOT’S REPORT FOR PORT JACKSON. 360 , 361
MAIL STEAMERS. 361
TIME BALL. 361
SIGNALS IN USE AT ALL THE BAR HARBOURS ON THE COAST OF N.S. WALES, NORTH OF PORT JACKSON. 362
DOCKS. 362 , 363
PATENT SLIPS. 364
PORT JACKSON HARBOUR REGULATIONS. THE FOLLOWING REGULATIONS ARE EXTRACTED FROM THE “GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.” CUSTOMS NOTICE. 364 , 365
LANDING PLACES FOR BAGGAGE. 365
POST OFFICE. 365 , 366
GUNPOWDER. 366 , 367
HARBOUR DUES. 367
PILOTS AND RATES OF PILOTAGE. 367 , 368
ADJUSTMENT OF COMPASSES. 368
EXAMINATIONS OF MASTERS, MATES, AND ENGINEERS. 369
GENERAL REGULATIONS. 370
THE FAIRWAY OF PORT JACKSON. 370 , 371
SEAMEN. 371
SUB-MARINE CABLE. 372
REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS BETWEEN VESSELS, 372
AMENDED REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA. 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377
STEERING AND SAILING RULES. 377 , 378
RULES FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA. 378
ROUTES BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND CHINA. 378 , 379 , 380 , 381
EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIA, NEW SOUTH WALES; FROM PORT JACKSON TO POINT DANGER. 382 , 383 , 384 , 385
NEWCASTLE HARBOUR 386 , 389 , 393 , 390
No title 387 , 391
EXTRACTS FROM LAWS AND REGULATIONS TO BE OBSERVED IN THE HARBOUR OF NEWCASTLE. 393
SCHEDULE H. 394 , 395 , 396
PORT STEPHENS. 396 , 397 , 398 , 399 , 400 , 401 , 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 409 , 410
(1) FIXED LIGHT ON CROWDY HEAD, AND DISCONTINUANCE OF MANNING RIVER HEAD LIGHT. 407
DIRECTIONS FOR PORT MACQUARIE, 410 , 411
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR THE MACLEAY RIVER, With Remarks on the Anchorage at Trial Bay. 411 , 412 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419
REVOLVING LIGHT ON SOUTH SOLITARY ISLAND. 414
EAST COAST OF AUSTRALIAQUEENSLAND. 420
SIGNALS. 421
HARBOUR AND LIGHT DUES LEVIED IN QUEENSLAND. 421 , 422 , 423 , 424
AVERAGE TIDE TABLE. HIGH WATER AT BRISBANE BAR. 424 , 425
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR MORETON BAY.* NORTHERN ENTRANCE. 426 , 431 , 432 , 433 , 434 , 435 , 436
No title 427
MORETON BAY 430
SOUTHERN ENTRANCE. 436 , 439
TIDAL SIGNALS— INNER BAR ROUS CHANNEL. 438
RIVER BRISBANE. 439 , 440 , 441
PORTS AND HARBOURS—SignaIs in use at the Brisbane Station. 441
EXPLANATIONS. 442 , 443
WIDE BAY. 443 , 444 , 449 , 450 , 451
BY NIGHT. 446
MARY RIVER ENTRANCE--LEADING LIGHTS AT THE QUARANTINE STATION. 446
LEADING LIGHTS ON INSKIP POINT 447
SHIPPING SIGNALS MADE FROM TELEGRAPH OFFICE, MARYBOROUGH. 451
HERVEY’S BAY, AND NORTH ENTRANCE TO GREAT SANDY ISLAND. 451 , 452 , 453 , 454
INNER ROUTE FROM SANDY CAPE TO CAPE GLOUCESTER. 454 , 455 , 456 , 457 , 458 , 459 , 460 , 461
BURNETT RIVER. 461 , 462 , 463
BAFFLE CREEK. 463 , 464 , 465 , 466 , 467
THE NARROWS—From Port Curtis towards Keppel Bay. 467
ROCKHAMPTON—Keppel Bay and Fitzroy River. 468 , 469 , 470
SHIPPING SIGNALS MADE FROM TELEGRAPH OFFICE, ROCKHAMPTON. 471
BROAD SOUND. 471 , 472 , 473
PIONEER RIVER. 473 , 474 , 477 , 478
INNER ANCHORAGE FLAT TOP ISLAND. 475
SHIPPING SIGNALS, MADE FROM TELEGRAPH OFFICE, MACKAY. 478 , 479
PORT DENISON. 479 , 480 , 483
REVOLVING LIGHT ON CAPE CLEVELAND. 482
SHIPPING SIGNALS MADE FROM THE FLAGSTAFF AT THE PILOT STATION, PORT DENISON. 483
CAPE BOWLING-GREEN AND CLEVELAND BAY. 483 , 484 , 485
SHIPPING SIGNALS MADE FROM THE FLAGSTAFF AT THE PILOT STATION, CLEVELAND BAY. 486
PORT HINCHINBROOK AND HERBERT RIVER. 486 , 487 , 488
MOURILYAN HARBOR, AND MORESBY RIVER. 488
GLADYS INLET AND JOHNSTONE RIVER. 488 , 489
TRINITY HARBOUR. 489 , 490
PORT DOUGLAS AND THE MOWBRAY, MOSSMAN, AND DAINTREE RIVERS. 490 , 493
(2) PORT DOUGLAS—RED LIGHT ON ISLAND POINT. 491
ENDEAVOUR RIVER. 493 , 494 , 496 , 497
SHIPPING SIGNALS MADE FROM SIGNAL STATION, GRASSY HILL, ENDEAVOUR RIVER. 497 , 498
LIST OF BEACONS AND LIGHTS IN THE INNER ROUTE AND TORRES STRAITS. 498 , 501
EAST COAST.—CUMBERLAND ISLANDS. 500
PORT ALBANY AND EVANS BAY. 501 , 502 , 503
TORRES STRAITS. 503 , 504
NOTES FOR THE NAVIGATION OF THE INNER ROUTE AND TORRES STRAITS. 504 , 505 , 506 , 507
NORMANBY SOUND AND THURSDAY ISLAND ANCHORAGE, PRINCE OF WALES GROUP, TORRES STRAITS. 507 , 508 , 511 , 512
No title 510
GULF OF CARPENTARIA. 512 , 513 , 514
ALBERT RIVER. 514 , 517 , 518
NORMAN RIVER. 516
AUSTRALIA.—NORTH-WEST COAST. 520
WEST COAST OF AUSTRALIAFROM CAPE PERON TO CAPE LEEUWIN. 521 , 522 , 523 , 524 , 525
LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL LIGHTS ON THE COAST AND WITHIN THE HARBOURS OF AUSTRALIA. 526 , 527 , 528 , 529
Advertising 530 , 531 , 532 , 533 , 534 , 535 , 536 , 537 , 538 , 539 , 540 , 541 , 542 , 543 , 544 , 545 , 546 , 547 , 548 , 549 , 550

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