Stavanger is the first port of call for northward-bound passenger steamers from Hull and Newcastle, and has regular services from all the Norwegian coast towns, from Hamburg, &c. A railway runs south along the wild and desolate coast of Jaederen, one of the few low and unprotected shores in Norway, the scene of many wrecks.
It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.
is the well-protected Gulf of Terranova, a part of which, Golfo degli Aranci, is the port of arrival for the mail steamers from Civitavecchia, and a port of call of the British Mediterranean squadron.
Fokia has acquired local importance however as a port of call for coasting steamers, and it is used to some degree as a summer residence by Smyrniotes.
The foreign steamship companies making it a regular port of call are the Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
Natal is the starting-point of the Natal and Nova Cruz railway, and is a port of call for coastwise steamers, which usually anchor outside the bar.
It is a port of call for ships trading with the north of Europe as well as for vessels outward bound to the Arctic regions, Hudson Bay and Canada.
Its harbour affords ample accommodation for the largest fleets, it is a coaling station for the British navy, the headquarters of the British military forces in West Africa, the sea terminus of the railway to the rich oil-palm regions of Mendiland, and a port of call for all steamers serving West Africa.
Cherbourg is a port of call for the American, North German Lloyd and other important lines of transatlantic steamers.
Hellville, the chief town (so called after De Hell, governor of Reunion at the time of the French annexation), is a port of call for the Messageries Maritimes and a centre for the coasting trade along the western shores of Madagascar.
These improvements caused Galle to be abandoned as a port of call for steamers in favour of Colombo, while Trincomalee has been abandoned as a naval station.
The bay, which is crossed by a fine bridge at its narrow landward extremity, is the headquarters of a fishing fleet, and a port of call for many coasting vessels.
It has an excellent harbour, Port Kennedy, and is a port of call for mail steamers and the centre of the beche-de-mer and pearl fisheries of the Torres Strait.
The harbour is small, and closed to large vessels by a bar of sand; but it is a port of call for the Austrian Lloyd steamers, and annually accommodates about 1500 small vessels, the majority of which are engaged in the coasting trade.
The products of the surrounding district, however, cause the town to increase steadily, and it is a regular port of call for the main Levantine lines of steamers.
It is the best harbour on the Pacific coast of Mexico, and it is a port of call for steamship lines running between Panama and San Francisco.
Aalesund is a port of call for steamers between Bergen, Hull, Newcastle and Hamburg, and Trondhjem.
Dakar is a regular port of call for other French lines and for the Elder Dempster boats sailing between Liverpool and the West Coast of Africa.
Palermo, Messina and Catania are the most important harbours, the former being one of the two headquarters (the other, and the main one, is Genoa) of the Navigazione Generale Italiana, and a port of call for the steamers from Italy to New York.
The port of Bahia, which has one of the best and most accessible harbours on the east coast of South America, has a large coastwise and foreign trade, and is also used as a port of call by most of the steamship lines trading between Europe and that continent.
Bluff Harbour is the port of call and departure for steamers for Melbourne and Hobart.
The trade of Singapore is chiefly dependent upon the position which the port occupies as the principal emporium of the Federated Malay States and of the Malayan archipelago, and as the great port of call for ships passing to and from the Far East.
The oceangoing foreign trade of the country is carried wholly in foreign vessels, for the regular lines of which Guayaquil is a principal port of call.
Thorvald Nilsen with nine men, sailed for an oceanographical circumnavigation, with Buenos Aires as the first port of call.
The town is very old and irregularly built, and the climate is unhealthy; nevertheless it has a lively export trade in sugar and coffee and is a regular port of call.
Konakry is a port of call for French, British and German steamship companies, and is in telegraphic communication with Europe.
These are the Talak and the Aeng, navigable by boats; and the Sandoway, the Taungup and the Gwa streams, the latter of which alone has any importance, owing to its mouth forming a good port of call or haven for vessels of from 9 to io ft.
12), writing about this time, describes Kittim (a name derived from Citium, q.v.) as a port of call for merchantmen homeward bound for Tyre, and as a shelter for Tyrian refugees; but the Hebrew geographers of this and the next century classify Kittim, together with other coast-lands and islands, under the heading Javan, " Ionian " (q.v.), and consequently reckoned it as predominantly Greek.
It is a port of call for several lines of steamers, including those of the Pacific Mail running between Liverpool and Valparaiso.
From that time forward Table Bay was used as an occasional port of call for British ships, and in 1620 two English captains formally took possession of the Cape in the name of James I.
La Paz is a port of call for steamships running between Mazatlan and San Francisco, and had a population of 5056 in 1900.
It is a port of call for the Austrian Lloyd steamers, and communicates by rail with Sebenico, Knin and Sinj.
It is a port of call for many lines trading between Western Europe and South America.
It is served by railway to the S.S.W., to Holguin and Cacocum (where it connects with the main line between Santiago and Havana), and is a port of call for the American Munson Line.
It is a regular port of call for several intercolonial lines from Sydney and Melbourne, and for lines from London to New Zealand.
Queenstown is a port of call for American mail steamers, and the mails are transmitted overland by express trains; it is also a port of embarkation for colonial troops, and a government emigration station.
Its importance as a port of call for steamers and a coaling station has grown immensely since the opening of the Suez Canal.
It is a regular port of call of British, German and Italian steamers.
The next port of call was the data center, buried ten meters down in an immense concrete bunker.
He is, however, probably not the first port of call for anyone running a small business.
datums should be the first port of call when seeking to obtain guidance about UK data protection matters.
The next port of call was the stone row which sits on the southern side of Conies Down.
The first port of call is an elderly woman, quickly snuffed out in her bed.
The deep bay in which Zakro lies is a well-known port of call for the fishing fleets on their way to the sponge grounds of the Libyan coast, and doubtless stood in the same stead to the Minoan shipping (D.G.Hogarth, Annual of the British School, vii.
Both Bahamas Cruises and several Caribbean itineraries offer the line's private island, Great Stirrup Cay, as a port of call.
While eastern Caribbean itineraries may offer less popular destinations, cruisers who visit this more exclusive region will be delighted to find an abundance of beauty, culture, and excitement that rivals any typical Caribbean port of call.
While those initial settlement histories may be closely related, travelers soon discover that each Caribbean cruise port of call schedule offers a look at a distinctive history and multitudes of unique opportunities for visitors to savor.
Specific port of call information about the most popular cruise ports, including Cozumel, the Bahamas, Aruba, Jamaica, Key West and more.
More than 190 ships per year travel from this sunny city on their way to various destinations, and even more ships offer the city as a port of call on additional itineraries.
Cruise lines will usually assist couples in choosing a port of call location for the wedding as well as provide transportation to the location specifically for the couple, their guests, and the officiate.
With its cobalt blue waters, powder soft sand beaches, and gorgeous weather, it's no wonder so many cruise lines make the chain of islands a must-see port of call.
Other package offers may simply include airfare from your home to the port of call and back home again.
Some also offer nothing more than on board costs and port of call allowances.
Vancouver: This popular port of call mixes the best of many worlds.
Some cruise lines include "out to sea" days when the ship will not stop in a port of call.
Most packages cover shore excursion fees, ground transportation to and from the cruise ship, port of call costs and hotel expenses.
Cruisers can expect to experience at least one guided port of call each day led by a qualified naturalist fluent in English.
This cruise includes a port of call in Victoria.
Puerto Vallarta is a common port of call on Mexican Riviera cruises, which depart Los Angeles, San Diego, and Acapulco.
Never married, yet never without female admiration, both characters embodied the Hugh Hefner ideal of the 'playboy', with women in every port of call.
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