"Pwllheli Harbour"

List of

Tolls Dues and Charges for 1906

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(1)   The limits within which the Corporation shall have authority and within which the powers of the harbour master may be exercised shall comprise the harbour.

(2)   The limits within which the power to levy rates may be exercised shall comprise that part of the harbour which lies to the west of a straight line drawn from the eastern end of Gimblet Rock to the point where the boundary of the borough crosses the Abererch Road and those limits are in this Order referred to as “the rating limits” Provided nevertheless as follows:-

(A) If any vessel shall outside the rating limits load or unload any part of its cargo from or into lighters which have carried or are about to carry the goods animals or things within the rating limits that vessel shall be deemed to have come within the rating limits and shall be liable accordingly:

(B) Stone quarried at the existing quarries or any quarries which may hereafter be opened and worked on any land vested in the Commissioners of woods at or in the neighbourhood of Gimblet Rock and shipped from the existing pier at that Rock or any pier or jetty which may be hereafter constructed on any land belonging to the Commissioners although within the rating limits for the purposes of serving those quarries shall not be liable to any rate exceeding 1/2d. per ton :

(C) Save as in paragraph (B) of this subsection mentioned no animals or goods shipped or unshipped at the said existing pier or any such other pier or jetty as in that paragraph mentioned for the purposes of the working of or for use at the said quarries or any buildings connected therewith shall be liable to any rate :

(D) No vessel loading or un loading at the said existing pier or any such other pier or jetty as in paragraph (B) of this subsection mentioned shall be liable for any toll or rate exceeding 1,1/2d. per registered ton.

Pwllheli Harbour Tolls 1906.

Class 1. For all vessels coming from oversea port unloading within rating limits the sum of 4,1/2d per register ton.

Class 2. For all coasting vessels unloading within the rating the sum of 3d. per register ton.

Class 3. For all vessels driven within the rating limits by stress of weather or other sufficient cause and not loading or unloading within the rating limits any part of the cargo thereof and all vessels entering in ballast or with limestone the sum of 2d per register ton.

Class 4. For all vessels loading within the rating limits the sum of 3d per register ton.

For all vessels including in the above class (except vessels prevented from leaving the rating limits by embargo or stress of weather) remaining in the rating limits longer than 15 days a further rate of 1d. per register ton for every week and so on in proportion for any period less than a week beyond fifteen days.

Class 5. For every fishing boat or vessel not propelled by steam or other mechanical power not exceeding 30 tons burden the sum of 2s. And for every fishing boat or vessel exceeding 30 tons burden the sum of 3s. And for every fishing boat or vessel exceeding 50 tons burden the sum of 5s. For every occasion upon which such boat or vessel shall enter the rating limits, or for every fishing boat or vessel the following yearly composition payable in advance:-

When it does not exceed 10 tons burden £0-10s-0d

When it exceeds 10 but does not exceed 30 tons £1-0s-0d

When it exceeds 30 but does not exceed 50 tons £1-5s-0d

When it exceeds 50 tons burden in respect of every additional 10 or part of 10 tons burden over 50 tons burden £0-5s-0d

 

Class 6. For all fishing boats propelled by steam or other mechanical power:-

Each such fishing boat so propelled not exceeding the length over of 80 feet entering the rating limits £0-7s-6d.

Or optionally each such fishing boat so propelled may be compounded for by an annual payment in advance of £6-0s-0d.

 

Class 7. For yachts moored within the rating limits the following sums for each occasion upon which they shall enter the harbour, Viz:-

Not exceeding 10 register tons £0-2s-6d

Not exceeding 20 register tons £0-5s-0d

Not exceeding 30 register tons £0-10s-0d

For each 10 tons after £0-10s-0d

Yearly rate (Payable in advance)

Not exceeding 10 register tons £1-0s-0d

Not exceeding 20 register tons £1-10s-0d

Not exceeding 30 register tons £2-0s-0d

For each 10 tons after £0-10s-0d

 

Class 8. For all lighters or barges a yearly charge of £1.

Class 9. For all sailing craft not included in the forgoing classes a yearly charge payable in advance of £1-10s-0d

Class 10. For all other vessels and boats which are not included in the foregoing classes a yearly charge payable in advance £1-0s-0.d

 

Lying up in Harbour.

Every sailing vessel or steamboat remaining within the rating limits shall pay after the lapse of 4 weeks half tonnage tolls per month or part of a month in advance, unless and until in the case of a vessel under Class 5 or 6 (as the case may be) of this part of the Schedule it shall have paid the yearly composition authorized for the vessel.

Wind bound vessels.

All vessels or fishing boats whether propelled by sail or by steam or other mechanical power, and not falling within Class 3 of this part of the Schedule, when wind-bound shall pay one-half the above rates for entering the rating limits according to tonnage or length.

 

II. Rates for Water for Domestic Purposes.

For all vessels not exceeding 20 tons using the Corporation water mains, a compound weekly charge of £0-0s-6d

For every vessel exceeding 20 tons using such mains in respect of every 10 ton or part of 10 tons exceeding 30 tons, the further additional weekly charge of £0-0s-3d.

 

III. Rates for Passengers and Passengers’ Luggage landed and embarked from the Wharfs.

For every person above 12 years of age landing from or embarking in any vessel £0-0s-2d

For every person under 12 years of age with parent, guardian, master or servant £0-0s-1d

Children in arms free.

Servants going for or with luggage not to be charged, but the luggage to be paid for as below.

Passengers, luggage each article unless carried by themselves £0-0s-1d

 

IV. Rates for use of Cranes, Weighing Machines and Sheds.

Rates of Cranes.

All goods or packages not exceeding 1 ton £0-0s-2d

1 to 2 tons £0-0s-3d

2 to 3 tons £0-0s-5d

3 to 4 tons £0-0s-7d

4 to 5 tons £0-0s-9d

5 to 6 tons £0-0s-11d

6 to 7 tons £0-1s-1d

7 to 8 tons £0-1s-3d

8 to 9 tons £0-1s-6d

9 to 10 tons £0-1s-9d

10 tons and upwards £0-2s-6d

Weighing Machines.

For goods weighed not exceeding 1 ton 2d, and 1d for each ton or part of a ton additionally.

Shed Dues.

For each ton of goods of 40 cubic feet or for each ton of goods of 20 cwt. Which shall remain in the sheds or on the quays within the rating limits for a longer time than 48 hours the sum of 3d, and the further sum of 1 1/2d per ton for each day or part of a day during which such goods shall remain after the first 72 hours.

 

V. Pilot Dues to be Levied only in respect of Vessels Engaging the services of a Pilot.

For every vessel above 20 tons entering and leaving the harbour per ton register £0-0s-2, 1/2d

For each tide’s work within the harbour for vessels under 50 tons £0-5s-0d

For each tide’s work within the harbour for vessels above 50 tons £0-7s-6d  

  Pwllheli Harbour Tolls

 

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