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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Pcye.

Inspector General's Despatch No. 933 of 3rd April

1 89 1

to

Kowloon Commissioner

i

Mr. Commissioner Brown's Despatch No. 2,241 of 30th June 1893 to Inspector General
Enclosure No.
I
:

3

Commander Wtlbs's Report on anchorages round Hongkong
Commander Stewart's Eeport on anchorages round Hongkong (wUh Map)
Acting Commander Eoss's Eeport on anchorages,
...

4
6

Enclosure No. 2

:

Enclosure No. 3
of

:

etc.,

in neighbourhood

Hongkong

8
».
...

Mx. Commissioner Brown's Despatch No.
Enclosure
:

2,208 of isth June 1893 to Inspector General

11

or Cantonese equivalents

Admiralty Chart No. 1,466, with names of places in Chinese and their English ; also alphabetical list of names on the chart

12

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

Inspector General

to

Kowloon Commissioner.

No. 933.

Commrs.
No. 22,850.

Peking,

3rcZ

April 1891.

Kowloon.

SIR,
I.

I

AM

directed
:

by the Inspector General to acknowledge

receipt of

your despatch No. 1,536

Reporting District Occurrences

for

January

:

and to say that as the Commanders of our Revenue Steamers must by this time have become familiar with the navigation round about Hongkong knowing the

merits and the disadvantages of the various anchorages, the set of tides,

etc., etc.,

notes should be kept by them recording their experience in these and kindred

matters

;

and from

their notes

some kind of memorandum should be drawn up

for

the use and guidance of our vessels.

(Signed)

E. B.

DREW,
Chief Secretary.

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

Kowloon Commissioner

to

Inspector General.

No. 2,241.

Custom House,

IG-

Kowloon Hongkong

^

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Sib,

In your despatch No. 933 you expressed a wish that the Captains of the cruisers
stationed in this district should send in Reports regarding the various anchorages which they

regarded as safe in times of storm or typhoon in the waters round about Hongkong.
instructions were carried out at the time,

Your

and

I

now

enclose copies of the Reports received from

Captain

Wtles

(Chuentiao), Captain
to

Stewart (Kaipan), and Acting Captain Ross
in

(Likvn).

The chart forwarded
Reports.

you

my

despatch No. 2,208 will serve to illustrate these

I have,

etc.,

J.

McLEAVY BEOWN,
Commissioner of Customs.

To

SIR

ROBERT HART,

Baet., G.C.M.G.,

Inspector General of Customs,

PEKING.

TYPHOOK ANCHORAGES.

ENCLOSURE

No.

i.

No. 60.

1

89 1.
12.

Revenue Steamek "Chuentiao,"

Kowloon.

FoTAUMUN

Pass, 28fA Jfay 1891.

SlE,

In accordance with your

letter of 13th'

May, -—
:

-j--

.

I

^^E to forward the

following remarks about our anchorages round

Hongkong

bottom.

Good anchorage aU the year round in 3I to 4 fathoms of water, and mud The tide is only felt as rise and fall in the bay. The pass between Lantao and Changchow is weU observed from this anchorage. There is plenty of fresh water; provisions
Ghangchow.
be bought here for the Native crew.

may

West
of water,
to

Lamma Bay affords good anchorage during the north-east monsoon in 6 fathoms with mud bottom. During the summer months it is too open to south-westerly gales
swell.

be used with safety on account of heavy

The

tide runs north

and south in West

Lamma

Channel

at the rate of

i

to i| knots.

A

vessel stationed here has the entire control

over the whole

West Lamma Channel.

In the

little

bay on the north-west point of

Lamma

is

frequently seen a Canton gun-boat.

Anchorage in 6 to 7 fathoms of water, with George Island Pass just shut in and Stanley Bay well open of east point of Lamma. The
Picnic
gives good shelter in
tide runs north-west

Bay

aU winds.

and south-east in East
obtainable.

Lamma

Channel

;

maximum

speed, about 2 knots.

This anchorage
at all times.

is

exceptionally good for watching Sulphur Channel, Aberdeen, and Stanley
is

Bay

Fresh water

Bays on south end of Lam/ma. I do not consider the two small bays on south end and south-east end of Lamma Island good anchorages, being too open to south-westerly, southerly,
and
easterly winds.

There

is

rocky bottom, with 4 to

5

fathoms more water than given in

the charts.

Putoy Island.

—The

little

bay on south-west end
;

is

a good place for watching any boats

attempting to go through Shingshimun Pass

it is,

however, very

even during the north-east monsoon, and
not be used except in very fine weather.
side, gives

is

quite unsafe

much exposed to a heavy swell during the summer months. It should

Castle Rock, open in the pass on the west-south-west

150 yards

all

round

off the

beach and 6 fathoms of water, with sand bottom.

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.
Sunkong.

5
end of the island during the
a somewhat dangerous place

I

have been

at anchor off the south-easterly

summer months

in 20 fathoms of water, with rocky

bottom

;

it is

for a vessel, being too

exposed to wind and sea from
3 J knots.

all directions.

The

tide runs east

and

west at a rate of 3 to

There are

5

to 6 fathoms

more water round Sunkong and

Waglan than represented

in the chart.
for a vessel to

Fotaumun
Putoy, also

Pass.

—The best place
She
tide

anchor

is

opposite the joss-house on the

mainland, in 6 fathoms of water.

will then

be able to watch Tathong Channel as far as
is

Fotaumun

Pass.

The

through this pass

very strong.

Fresh water

may be

found here at times.

Bay

inside Steep Island

and Trio
bottom.

Islets

(north of

Fotaumun Pass)
to easterly gale

is

a splendid

anchorage during the south-west monsoon, but entirely open
are 8 fathoms of water, with

and

swell.

There

mud

It is a

good place

for

watching boats passing the

Nine Pins or going to the numerous bays

to the north.

The

tide is not felt in this bay.

I have,

etc.,

(Signed)

W.

S.

WYLES,
Commander.

To
J.

McLEAVY BROWN,

Esquire,

Commissioner of Customs,

KOWLOON.

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

ENCLOSUKE

No.

2.

No. 184.

Kevenue Steamer "Kaipan," Picnic Bat, Lamma Island, loth August

1891.

Sir,

I

have
,

the honour to report, in compliance with your instructions contained in

despatch

j^

dated 13th

May

1891, with reference to forwarding a

summary

of information
:

relative to the merits of the different anchorages

round Hongkong Island, as follows

makes an excellent anchorage in all weathers, and is recognised as a typhoon anchorage. In bad weather the steam-pinnace can be moored with safety close to Shamshuipo (^ tJc Jf). Laichikok Bay is rather too exposed to the
Laichikok.

—Cheungshawan

(^

^ j^)

south-west to be considered a good anchorage in bad weather.

Ghinwan

recognised typhoon anchorage for small

Kowloon Bay
Taipintong

*****
is

a safe anchorage in

all

weathers for both ship and steam-pinnace, and

is

a

craft.

is

a good anchorage in aU weathers

;

from experience, a position between

(^

@
•jj;

J^) and the Channel Rocks
y

makes the
-(.

best typhoon anchorage I
-V-

know

of.

^

Fotochoiv.

—This
safe.

anchorage

is

recognised as an excellent place to

anchor during a
Island,

typhoon
will

;

the steam-pinnace can be sent to the head of the bay, north of

Junk

where she

be perfectly

(The marks for a good anchorage for a vessel are to the northward of

Junk

Island, with Collinson Light just

open of west point Junk Island, in about 4I fathoms.)
is fairly

Anchorage between Junk Island and Slope Island in 6 or 7 fathoms
weathers.

good in most

Fotaumun.
Channel.

—Joss

House Bay makes an

excellent anchorage, but one that cannot be

adopted in stormy weather, as a heavy sea

After a heavy north-east gale

a bank

of shingle

anchorage in nearly
it is

Changchow and south of Hongkong. The west bay of Changchow makes a very good all weathers, and has frequently been used as a typhoon anchorage, though not recommended, for the number of junks that arrive there at the last moment for shelter

*****
rolls in

through the Fotaumun and up the Tathong

Fotaumun
is

(pass) should be entered with great caution, as

is

often thrown up, which

afterwards washed

away by the

tides.

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TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.
renders the anchorage less
of a typhoon
it is

7

safe, as

they are liable to

drift

on to the
for

vessel.

(On the approach

advisable to hoist steam-pinnace and

make

Cheungshawan.)

Lamma
Picnic

West

Bay makes

a very good anchorage during the north-east monsoon only.

Bay makes

a very good anchorage for preventive purposes.
at the

In the event of
safety,

bad weather the steam-pinnace can be moored
itself is

head of the bay with

but the bay

not recommended as a typhoon anchorage for any vessel.

the tide breaks the sea.

Lukchauwan makes an excellent typhoon anchorage, for, though open to the north-east, (We lay there during the last two weeks very comfortably.) The
Putoy Bay can only be used
an anchorage during the north-east monsoon, and in

steam-pinnace can easily be sent round to the head of Picnic Bay.
as
fine

weather during the south-west monsoon.

Lochau Bay.

a shelter for launches.

considerable sea gets up.

beach, with a sandy bottom.

Castle

Peak Bay.

*****
little

—This

bay, situated to the south-west of the island, might be used as
to the south-west,

It is

open

and with the wind from that

direction a

The water

shoals gradually from 9 fathoms towards the small sandy

—The

anchorage usually adopted by us has been with Castle Peak
but
it

bearing N. 34°

W.

(magnetic), distant if miles;

is

not a good anchorage during bad

weather: even during a strong north-east monsoon
that gets up, and during a typhoon in a typhoon
is
it

it is

very uncomfortable, owing to the sea

would be unsafe
Islets in

to remain.

The nearest
to

safe

anchorage

south of the Brothers (Kocky

one with Castle Peak, and east point of

West Brother water; when
to

in one with south-west point of Castle
this

Peak Peninsula), in 6

6^ fathoms of

anchorage

is

used the steam-pinnace would have to be hoisted or sent

Chin wan.

Yamo Bay makes

a fairly good anchorage, but
vessel.

is

not recommended as a typhoon

anchorage for either pinnace or

I

have,

etc.,

(Signed)

JAMES STEWART,
Commander.

To
J.

McLEAVY BKOWN,

Esquire,

Commissioner of Customs,

KOWLOON.

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

ENCLOSURE

No.

3.

Revenue Steamer "Likin,"

KowLOON Bat,
Sir,

2T,rd

May

1891.

In reply to your despatch of 13th May, requesting the Commanders to give their
experience of the various anchorages,
the following observations
:

etc.,

in the

neighbourhood of Hongkong, I beg to

offer

Laichikok (^ ]^ ^). A good typhoon anchorage, being except the westward, which is slightly exposed.

sheltered

from

all

points

is very good, and being anchored in 3f fathoms, with Chunghue N. (magnetic), distant 2 miles and 6 cables, I venture to say would f (W ^) be the most suitable both for preventive service and the safety of the ship in case of bad

The holding ground
PeEik bearing

W.

weather; any closer to the north side would not permit of giving the ship a long scope of
cable, as the

bank below the new Custom House

is

well

known

to be extending in a south-

easterly direction.

The

tides are irregular, being affected both

by change of wind and the flow of water from

the Canton River.

With the
shuipo

ship anchored in the above position, an effective patrol could be kept

up by

the ship's boats between

Chunghue (^

^^c)

Rock and the White Hulk,

to

be continued to ShamIn the event of a

(^

ift

JM). to the eastward,

and Lantao

(^

^

llj).

to the westward.

launch not being stationed in the neighbourhood, a longer beat than this would not be advisable
for the steam-cutter of

one

cruiser.

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Kowloon Bay (^ f|
that
is

although not such a good typhoon anchorage as Laichikok
likely to get

—Likewise a good sheltered anchorage, with firm holding ground, (^ ^ ^), on account of the sea
Kowloon Rock in a line with the bearing W. by N. J N. (magnetic) room for veering cable in heavy

up

in

heavy weather.
is

The

best anchorage

in 3^ fathoms water, with the

south-east extreme of the

this places the ship just inside Chinese waters,

Kowloon Peninsula, and the obelisk and gives

weather.

The

tides are not very strong in this part of the bay, the ship being
tide.

more frequently

swung by wind than
The present

line of

demarcation between British and Chinese waters, as marked by the

flag, is not, I consider, satisfactory.

TYPHOON ANCHOKAGES.
Fotochow
is
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9

undoubte(lly oif the joss-house, to the north-east of Slope Island (|^
is

B^ |m).'-.In connexion -with this station the best anchorage for a cruiser '^\), in about 4f fathoms
good, and the position an excellent one for preventive service, as the ship's

the holding ground

boats are within easy approach of the station, and can

and the Chinese waters of the Tathong (;^ J^ (A M) ^*y bound eastward.
I cannot speak with

command the Fotaumun Pass (^ 5g f^) Channel, and observe craft from Taitam f^)
tides, as I

any authority on the

have not been stationed there

for

any length of time.

Putoy

(-J^

J).

—The anchorage in the

little

bay south-west of Putoy
there.

is

not to be recom-

mended, although

cruisers

have on three or four occasions anchored

With the wind
about

north-east and fine weather, one can anchor, with a short scope of chain,

1 1 cables from the shore in the centre of the bay, keeping the Castle

Rock
to

(|^

^)

in

line with the centre of the pass between Putoy

(^ J)
it

and the

little

island to the south-west
to

of

it

;

but should the wind shift or the sea get up,
it

anchorage, as

would not be possible

to give the ship

would be necessary more chain.

move

some other

From
cutter,

a preventive point of view the position

is

good, as the ship, being only visible from

north-north-west to south-south-west, would be in a position to intercept, with the steam-

junks passing through the Shingshimun Pass

(^

^ f^)

and between Lochau (i^ ^)

and Putoy.
Picnic Bay

(^

j^

j^).

—This
all

is

a good anchorage in moderate weather, affording good

holding ground and shelter from

points but the north-east.

(M

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Anchored in 7 ^^^ about ff)'
;

in heavy weather

get up.

It is particularly well sheltered

The

tides are not very regular.

West

Lamma Bay

bay

is sufficiently large to pick

the end of the north-east monsoon, which

which divides

it

The north portion Senhouse and West Point

In the south-west monsoon several large Hoihow
for

***** *****
or 8 fathoms, with
3 cables
it

Green Island Lighthouse open with George Island

but

from either side of the bay, gives opportunity of veering cable would not be advisable to ride out a typhoon here, as a big sea would
from the south-west monsoon.

(HI ^).

—This

is

a good anchorage in the north-east monsoon, and the
position.

your own

Strong squalls occasionally come down at

increase as they pass over the narrow neck of land

and Picnic Bay.

of the bay, in 4I or

5

fathoms,

is

the most sheltered, keeping

Mount

in one line

and about | mile

to the south-west of the latter.

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junks anchor there en route

Swatow

(-^ilj

^).

These, generally, are

loaded with cow

hides, hoofs, horns,

and

bales of

Native tobacco, also peculiar large crab shells, about 10 to 12 inches in diameter, which are
stacked about the decks in large quantities.

2

10

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.
Changchow (^g ^).
harbour of Changchow, being a Customs station, is so well hardly necessary to describe the anchorage, which is about 3| fathoms and
to

—The

known
J of a

that

it is

mUe

west of the centre of the bay.

The holding ground is good, but as to the position to be taken up one would have be guided by the amount of shippiag, there being a number of large junks always at anchor.
It is

one of the best places for watering ship

all

the year round.
here,

It

would not be advisable to ride out a typhoon
is

on account of the amount of
protection from the wind.

shipping that would be liable to foul the ship, and there
Castle

not

much

Peak Bay (^

f^).

—The usual anchorage in

this place is

about the centre of the

bay, in 3 1 fathoms.

This puts the ship in a good position for embarking and disembarking

searching parties, as the steamers generally pass close to Pillar Point.
It is

an open anchorage, not much sheltered in the south-west monsoon, but the holding

ground

is

good.

Yamo Bay (|^ ^). If the cruiser is on preventive service to intercept junks that may have evaded the Capsuimoon (^ f^) station, this bay is generally the anchorage selected.

^

The bay

is

not so well sheltered in the north-east as in the south-west monsoon.

Entering the bay with

Dome
little

Hill south-south-west (magnetic), a vessel can stand on
island on your right
is

untn the north extreme of the
East Brother

in line with the south extreme of
$

(f

^ |g)
I

;

a good anchorage will then be found in 4 to
like to

fathoms.

In conclusion,

would

remark that

it is

impossible to give any reliable information
etc.,

on the

tides, as

without special iastruments, tide poles,

and most careful observation at

regular hours, night and day, accurate data cannot be compiled.

I have, etc.,

(Signed)

J.

D.

ROSS,
Acting Commander

To
J.

McLEAVY BROWN,

Esquiee,

Commissioner of Customs,

KOWLOON.

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Kowloon Commissioner

to

Inspector General.

No.

2,208.

Custom House,

I.G.

Kowloon —

^,
,

Hongkong

i^th

June

^

1893.

SiK,

In a separate parcel

I

beg to forward, herewith, a copy of Admiralty Chart No.

1,466,

showing the island of Hongkong and its dependencies, on which as many place-names as this office has been able to collect have been entered in Chinese and in their English or Cantonese
equivalents.

horizontally

For convenience of reference the chart has been marked and lettered vertically.
list

off into squares,

numbered

I also enclose an alphabetical

of

all

the names, in English and Chinese, on the chart,

with a column giving the letter and number of the squares in which they are to be found.

You may

find this chart useful for reference.

A duplicate copy has been prepared for this office.

I have, etc.,

J.

McLEAVY BROWN,
Commissioner of Customs.

To

SIR ROBERT HART,

Baet., G.C.M-.G,,

Inspector General of Customs,

PEKING.

12

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

ENCLOSURE.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF NAMES ON THE CHART.
Position

Name
IN

Position

Name
IN

ON Chart.

Name

in English.

Chinese.

ON Chart.

Name

in English.

Chinese.

N
R
1

i8 17
15

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913

Aberdeen (ShitpaiTvan).
Aberdeen Island (Apliehau) (Taplichau).

H
L
S

5

II WJ #H

4
2

a ^

Akongam.
7jC

m

27
17

if

Aldrich

Bay

(Shuitsengwan).

A
S

17 17

II

#H

Apliehau (TapHchau) (Aberdeen
Island).

E

26
25

y
I

30
14
12

m
Is'

tt

m w

Beaufort Island (Lochau).
Belcher

E
S

Bay (Lapsapwan).

24
10
3

#S

if

Boulder Point (Pakkok).

Q
T

#m#
nm m M

L
S

31

Cape CoUinson (Hakoktau).
Cape D'Aguilai (Sheungshu)
(Tai-

H
P

28 23
2

32
S

A

m
h

longtau) (Tylong Head)'.

7K f^

Capsuimoon Pass (Kapshuimun).
Castle

D

X H
L

28
22

Rook

(Pakpai).

A
T
S

9
II

m
m

if

Causeway Bay (Imshunwan).

28

Chaiwan (Sywan).

3 2

K
P

30
27 33
2

if ff

Chaiwantsai.

Chakwoling (Rocky

Hill).

P

23
10
II

Chanchau (Slope

Island).

B
C
1

Changohow (Cheungohau) (Chung-

25
2

^B,m
5^

chau).

Channel Rook (Loshupai).

7

Chanshunwan. Chaucoong (Ohekung).
Cheagtchu (Chikohu) (Stanley).

4

D

23
31

E
S

25

M
C

24

#S

if

Cheagtohu Bay (Chikchuwan).

4

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

13

Position

Name
IN

Position

Name
IN

ON Chart.

Name

in English.

ON
Chart.

Name

in English.

Chinksb.

Chinese.

T
I

3 32

?2

M

Faping.

J
Jvirik Is-

35

Joss House (Taimiu) (Pakmiu).
Joss House

ft BI tl ft 51 PI
5^ li

Fattauchau (Fotochow),
land.

K
I

34
32

Bay

(Tengchiwaa).

L

36 34 36
32

Fattaumun (Fotaumun

Pas6).

Junk

Island.

N
L
I

#

Flat Island (Ngayingpai).

Fotaumun Pass (Fattaumun).
Fotochow (Fattauchau), Junk
land.
Is-

N
A
B

16
S

mmm
)^m
iL
PI

KaUungwan.

Kapshuimun (Capsuimoon

Pass).

7

P

21
15

Gantchau Island (Nganchau).
I

7

Q

^»I

ff

George Island (Lukchautsai).

B

22

A

8
17 12

Gin Drinker's Bay (Woktaiwan).
24

W
I

mnm m ^nm
mmm
^
:JL

Kapsingmun Passage (Hamtongmun) (Throat Gates).
Kauiohau (Cowechow).

Kaulung (Kowloon).

Kaulungwan (Kowloon Bay).
Kaupakang.

Green

Hammock

(Unkoktau).

A

IS

Green Island (Tsingchau).

H
1

21

KeUet Island (Tanglungchau).

28
22

Konggam (Kungngam).
it
Kowloon (Kaulung). Kowloon Bay (Kaulungwan).

IS

Haapliohau (Tree Island).

L

31 13
12 7

Hakoktau (Cape
Hami.

B
Collinson).

U V
B

24

TM

D
Hamitsui.
1

23 28 23 33

mmm
^

Kowloon Rock

(Fankoipai).

Kungngam (Konggam).
Kunguwan (Sogcow
Bay).

M

20
21

Hamtongmun(Tliroat Gates)(Kapsingmun Passage). Heongkong (Heungkongwai).

E
I

HeongkongBay(Heungkongwan).

mm

Kushongwan.
Kwaiau. Kwaichung.
Kwaishinshik.

M
S

20
21

Heungkongwai (Heongkong).

Heungkongwan (Heongkong Bay).
Hoktsuiwan.

N A X
L

36
14
is 2

29
22
21

P P F P

Hongham (Hunghom).

i§ l& fi

Kwolowan.

if

Hongham Bay (Hunghomwan).

22
21

Hunghom (Hongham).

B

16
13

M^^
w
r
111

Laichikok.

m
HiS
if

Hunghomwan (Hunghom

E
Bay).

Lamma

Island (Nama).

M
Imshunwan (Causeway
Ishuihang.
Itsun.

36
3
31

m
:fe

Lamshan.
Lantao (Taiushan).

H

22

Bay).

A
E
I

ili

III

H
B

29
S

r

7K f«

mmm
mmm

Lapsapwan,

14

Lapsapwan (Belcher Bay).

14

TYPHOON ANCHOEAGES.

POSITIOS

ON Chart.

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

15

Position

Name
IN

Position

Name
IN

ON
Chaet.

Name

in English.

ON
Chart,

Name

in English.

Chinese.

Chinese.

K
B

29
18

Pakshawan (Sywan Bay).

S

32

Sheungshu (Tylong Head)

(Tai-

longtau) (Cape D'Aguilar).

O

23

D
J

4
32

^ mm&
7K

& &

?|C

M

Pakshuilong.

U
P

30 30 36
II

Sheungshumun

(Shingshimun

Pakshuitong.

Shicko (Sheagaw) (Shiko) (Eocky
Bay). Shikchung.

Patauku.
Pautoi.

M
P

^

m

Shikli.

L
S
I

36
14 2
12 IS

mm J
M
ti

Pautoiha.
Picnic

H
P

29 30
16
18 13 12

Shikmikok.
Shiko (Shicko) (Sheagaw) (Eocky

Bay (Sokkuwan).

Pingchau.

V

:6

W
L

'&

Pintam.
Pokfulam.
Pokliu.

N
S

mm ^ mm
i^

Bay).

Shikpaiwan.

Shikpaiwan (Aberdeen).
Shiktoi.

^^

R

13

J

Shiktongtsui (Sheegthong Head).

X X H
P P

32 32

Potoi (Putoy Island).

U
1

30
31,

Shingshimun mun).
Shuikai.

Pass

(Sheungshu-

Putoy Island

(Potoi).

27

7i<^m
ih ^> i^
*j>

Shuitsengwan (Aldrich Bay).
Siuchiksha.

25

m
^

i.

m

Quarry Bay (Tsakuchung).

G

33

a
30
27

28 33 23
14

®m

Siupintong.

Eooky

Bay (Shicko) (Shiko) (Sheagaw). Eooky Hill (Chakwoling).

L

Slope Island (Chanchau).

E
S

Sogoow Bay (Kunguwan).

Sokkuwan

(Picnic Bay).

P

31
5

w
SaLkauiohau (Cheangohauching).

L

36
25
IS

mmta
^f^ IS

Soshikau.

H
B

E

Stanley (Chikchu) (Cheagtchu).

S

Samtsun.

D

i

K K
C

13

^'

m
if

Sandy Bay (Shawan).
Shakiu.

34
18 IS

W W
L

35

35

m*
n

Shanishuipo.

28

* * m
^

n m m

Stone Cutter's Island (Ngongshunohau) (Wonchuchau). Sungkeung (Sunkong).

Sunkong (Sungkeung).

Sywan (Chaiwan). Sywan Bay (Pakshawan).

V
I

Shamwan.

K
G
L

29

mm

27
13

m

Shaukiwan.

K
P
J

Shawan (Sandy Bay).

33
14

:kt^m

Taiohiksha.

30
12

^
-^

Sheagaw (Eocky Bay) (Shicko)
(Shiko).

:kMm

Taihowan.
Taikoksai.

Sheegthong Head (Shiktongtsui).

X

14

16

TYPHOON ANCHOBAGES.

Position

ON Chart.

TYPHOON ANCHORAGES.

17

Position

ON Chart.

I[l.-MI8CELLANEOLJ8 SERIES.

No. 1.— The TAr.iFF Tables: First Issue

Published 1868.

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2.— Ten Years'
3.
4.
5.

Statistics

1873.
1873. 1876. 1878.

6.

—Vienna Exhibition Catalogue — Philadelphia Exhibition Catalogue — Paeis Exhibition Catalogue — of Chinese Lighthouses, Twenty-first
TjIst


,,

etc.

:

Issue

(First Issue, 1872)
7.

1893.

List or Chixese Lighthouses, etc.

:

Chinese Version of
,,

the Twenty-first Issue (First Issue, 1877)
8.

1893.

— General
River;

Tariff List

,

1879. 1880.

^2erlin Fishery Exhibition Catalogue
10.

— Names or Places on
First Issue

the China Coast and the Yangtze

,,

1882. 1883.

IL
12.

— London Fisheries Exhibition Catalogue — Rules regarding Notarial Acts to be performed
Second Issue (First Issue, 1SS2
:

by
:

Commissioners of Customs, and Forms of Protest
Circular No. 187)


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1883.

13.

14. 15.

—London Health Exhibition Catalogue — New Orleans Exposition Catalogue
English-Chinese Glossary of Technical
Expressions: First Issue
("

1884. 1884.

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Lights," etc.)
,,

1885.

16.

— r'ATALOGUE
First Issue

OF

CuSTOMS

PUBLICATIONS,

WITH

PrICES

:

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1887.

17. 18. 19.

— List — The

of Chinese Medktnes

,,

1889. 1889.

Tauiff Tables, 1885: Second Issue
"Regueations, etc, between Corea and other

,,

— Treaties,

Powers, 1876-89
„ 20.

,,

1801.
1893.

— Typhoon

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