The rocks are volcanic. Cumberland Bay on the north side is the only fair anchorage, and even there, from the great depth of water, there is some risk.
The anchorage is safe, and the bay full of fish; the harbour has a certain amount of trade.
The harbour is enclosed by two stone piers, and there is good anchorage in the bay.
It commands a fine harbour, affording safe anchorage for the greater part of the year.
The capitan pasha left his anchorage in the Gulf of Patras with his fleet in a single line, without reserve or advance-guard.
The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.
The harbour, owing to its fine anchorage, was much in use, but the place was never a separate town, but always dependent on Formiae.
2 Port Lloyd, the chief anchorage (situated on Peel Island), is considered by Commodore Perry - who visited the islands in 1853 and strongly urged the establishment of a United States coaling station there - to have been formerly the crater of a volcano from which the surrounding hills were thrown up, the entrance to the harbour being a fissure through which lava used to pour into the sea.
The port is formed by a stone reef running parallel with and a half-mile from the shore line, within which vessels of light draft find a safe anchorage, except from southerly gales.
There are besides many other safe anchorages about the coast, notably Shoal Bay and Kotara Anchorage in the South Andaman; Cadell Bay and the Turtle Islands in the North Andaman; and Outram Harbour and Kwangtung Strait in the archipelago.
The anchorage at Monrovia is safe, and with some expenditure of money a smooth harbour could be made in front of Grand Basa.
And the inner mind of Butler has moral anchorage in the Analogy, quite as much as in the Sermons.
Port Louis, formerly the seat of government, is at the head of Berkeley Sound, but the anchorage there having been found rather too exposed, about the year 1844 a town was laid out, and the necessary public buildings were erected on Stanley Harbour, a sheltered recess within Port William.
M.), the only completely protected anchorage for large vessels which the island affords.
At mean low water, and to construct an anchorage basin (completed in 1906) at Gulfport, 2 m.
Motril itself is a port of the second class, but the anchorage at Calahonda, 4z m.
Of anchorage, but the wharf line, for lack of early reservation, is not so large as it might and should have been.
The anchorage is good and safe, and the harbour is one of the best on the Pacific coast of South America.
Long and anchorage in six fathoms. A considerable trade is done.
Towards the mainland the water shoals, and the best anchorage is under the lee of the island.
The chief port is named Port Edward; it has good anchorage with a depth of 45 ft.
Chinese war-vessels are at liberty to use the anchorage, notwithstanding the lease; and Chinese jurisdiction may continue to be exercised within the walled city of Wei-hai-wei, so far as not inconsistent with military requirements.
"Flying Fish," having discovered an anchorage in a bay which he named Flying Fish Cove, landed a party and made a small but interesting collection of the flora and fauna.
The unsuitability of the harbour for modern steamers, the bad anchorage outside and the extension of railways from Smyrna have greatly lessened its former importance as an emporium for west central Anatolia.
Its anchorage was used by Lord Cochrane in 1820 during his attacks on Callao; it was the landing-place of an invading Chilean army in 1838; it was bombarded by the Chileans in 1880; and in 1883 it was the meeting-place of the Chilean and Peruvian commissioners who drew up the treaty of Ancon, which ended the war between Chile and Peru.
The attempt Hood made in January 1782 to save them from capture, with 22 ships to 29, was not successful, but the series of bold movements by which he first turned the French out of their anchorage at the Basse Terre of St Kitts, and then beat off the attacks of the enemy, were the most brilliant things done by any British admiral during the war.
Of such probably are the toxins and antitoxins of certain infections, which, anchoring themselves not by any means indiscriminately, but to particular and concerted molecules, by such anchorage antagonize them or turn them to favourable or unfavourable issues.
The Pescadore lalands afford the best anchorage in this part of Japan.
It consists of an anchorage, land-locked by islands or sand-banks, and with two fair channels navigable towards the land.
The bay, with excellent anchorage, is a picturesque inlet some 2 2 m.
The receiving-dock and the anchorage for torpedo boats, with its wide landing-stage, form dependencies.
In its present form the Mare Piccolo provides a well-sheltered anchorage, 36 ft.
A breakwater was therefore planned on the Monarch shoal, to double the available anchorage area and increase the frontage of deep-water wharves available in all weathers.
Meanwhile, against Mustapha's better judgment, Piali induced the council of war to attack St Elmo, in order to open the way for his fleet to an anchorage, safe in all weathers, in Marsamuscetto harbour.
Formerly the only anchorage at Sfax was 2 m.
He took up an anchorage at Schooneveld and stood on his guard.
Von Spee had come from Mas-a-Fuera, the last anchorage in his long Pacific trip. On Oct.
Of the existing one; its protected anchorage is 552 acres and the cost was more than $2,090,000.
There is good anchorage outside the Victoria basin under the lee of the breakwater, and since 1904 the foreshore east of the south pier has been reclaimed and additional wharfage provided.
There is excellent anchorage, and a pier Boo ft.
The streams are only mountain torrents to within a few miles of the coast; the mouth of the Khwa forms a good anchorage for vessels of from 9 to io ft.
There is good anchorage between Barry and Sully islands.
As the prevailing winds are westerly, the safest anchorage is on the north-east.
For suspension bridges the abutment forming the anchorage must be so designed as to be thoroughly stable under the greatest pull which the chains can exert.
The anchorage is fairly protected from the sea, but the depth of water is only 3 to 4 fathoms. The channel between the island on Diu and the mainland is navigable only by fishing boats and small craft.
There is also good anchorage in the roads leading from the Wash to the docks.
The Central Lunatic Asylum at Anchorage, founded in 1869 as a house of refuge for young criminals, became an asylum in 1873.
Though small, the harbour is one of the best and safest on the coast, as no river flows into it to fill its anchorage with silt.
Vera Cruz is an open anchorage inside a series of reefs which afford no protection to vessels from the " northers."
In the spring of 1781 the bailli de Suffren was sent to the East with a small squadron; on his way he fell upon a British force which had been sent to take the Cape from the Dutch, and which he found in the Portuguese anchorage of Porto Praya, on the 16th of April.