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It has facilities for boating and bathing as well as for trips by steamer up and down the river Meuse.
The depth of water at the main entrance is 41 to 5 fathoms and in the western bay 3 to 4 fathoms. For lack of docks and quayage, large vessels lie off Steamer Point and all cargo is handled by means of lighters, the labour being either Somali or Arab.
Grand and Little Bassam are in regular communication by steamer with Bordeaux, Marseilles, Liverpool, Antwerp and Hamburg.
It is navigable by native junks above Kirin, which city may also be reached by steamer.
Considerable energy was shown in railway construction and by the end of 1918 there were combined railway and steamer routes from the mouth of the Congo to Dar es Salaam and Cape Town.Advertisement
Burning the coal on a voyage has the reverse effect on a steamer.
Macao is connected with Hong-Kong by a daily steamer.
On each of the three lakes is a government steamer.
During the season there is communication with Dundee and other river ports by steamer.
The Kaduna from its confluence with the Niger can be ascended by steamer 50 m.Advertisement
This main line service is supplemented by a steamer service on the Nile from Sheila!
Antrim, Ireland, with which there is daily communication by mail steamer.
There is daily communication with Petropolis by a branch line of the Leopoldina system, and also by a steamer to the head of the bay and thence by rail up the serra.
The " Explorer," a steamer of 170 tons, which had been employed in the copra trade, was purchased for $20,000, and refitted as a man-of-war, to form the " nest-egg " of the future Hawaiian navy.
It is a stoppingpoint for the incipient steamer traffic of the valley, which is principally confined to the Apure and lower Orinoco.Advertisement
It is served by the West Jersey && Seashore railroad, and has steamer connexion with Philadelphia.
The arrest (8th of November 1861) by Captain Charles Wilkes of two Confederate envoys proceeding to Europe in the British steamer "Trent" seriously threatened peace with England.
The exports are olive oil, hemp, flax, rice, fruit, wine, hats, cheese, steel, velvets, gloves, flour, paper, soap and marble, while the main imports are coal, cotton, grain, machinery, &c. Genoa has a large emigrant traffic with America, and a large general passenger steamer traffic both for America and for the East.
A steamer leaves Naples every night for Palermo, and vice versa, the journey (208 m.) being done in I I hours, while the journey by rail (438 m.), including the crossing of the Straits of Messina takes 191 hours; and the weekly steamer from Naples to Messina (216 m.) takes 12 hours, while the journey by rail and ferry boat (292 m.) takes 14 hours.
There is frequent communication daily by steamer with the railway piers at Craigendoran and Gourock, and Glasgow merchants are thus enabled to reside here all the year round.Advertisement
Communication is maintained by steamer with Pernambuco.
There is a station at Upper Helensburgh on the West Highland railway, and from the railway pier at Craigendoran there is steamer communication with Garelochhead, Dunoon and other pleasure resorts on the western coast.
A steamer from Oban calls regularly at Arinagour.
Between 1877 and 1880 he took part in the three dredging expeditions of the steamer "Blake," of the United States Coast Survey, and presented a full account of them in two volumes (1888).
It is an important centre of river trade, on the steamer route through the Sun darbans from Calcutta to the Brahmaputra.Advertisement
There is now a regular steamer service, twice a week in summer and once a week in winter, as far as Pata Kasar.
The fast weekly steamer stops only at Karachi, Bushire and Mohammerah on its way to Basra.
In the west is the port of Kallundborg, with regular communication by steamer with Aarhus in Jutland.
During the tourist season it is visited every week-day by steamer from Oban.
It is connected with Victoria by the Esquimalt and Nanaimo railway, and has a daily steamer service to Vancouver, as well as to Comox, Sydney and other points on the coast.
After a four-days rest Shackleton, with two companions, had recovered sufficiently to cross the unknown snow-covered mountains, which had never been climbed before, and a steamer was sent round for the others.
All cargo to or from Szech`uen is here transhipped from steamer to junk, or vice versd.
There is daily winter communication with Brodick and Lamlash by steamer from Ardrossan, and in summer by many steamers which call not only at these piers, but at Corrie,Whiting Bay and Loch Ranza.
Nizhniy is the chief station of the Volga steamboat traffic. The first steamer made its appearance on the Volga in 1821, but it was not till 1845 that steam navigation began to assume large proportions.
The chief village is Castlebay, at which the Glasgow steamer calls once a week.
The external trade of Assam is conducted partly by steamer, partly by native boat, and to a small extent by rail.
The neighbourhood of Areskutan and the Dalarne highlands, owing to the railway and the development of communications by steamer on the numerous lakes, are visited by considerable numbers of travellers, both Swedish and foreign, in summer; but the northern heights, crossed only by a few unfrequented tracks, are known to few, and to a considerable extent, indeed, have not been closely explored.
Conspicuous among these are the great white swan (Cygnus anatoides), the black-necked swan (Anser nigricollis), the antarctic goose (Anas antarctica) and the " race-horse " or " steamer duck " (Micropterus brachypterus).
The silver was conveyed abroad in a British manof-war, and disposed of partly for the purchase of a fast steamer to be fitted as an auxiliary cruiser and partly in payment for other kinds of war material.
The United States authorities refused to allow this steamer to leave San Diego, and a guard was stationed on the ship. The " Itata," however, slipped away and made for the Chilean coast, carrying with her the representatives of the United States.
The necessary arms and ammunition were arranged for in Europe; they were shipped in a British vessel, and transferred to a Chilean steamer at Fortune Bay, in Tierra del Fuego, close to the Straits of Magellan and the Falkland Islands, and thence carried to Iquique, where they were safely disembarked early in July 1891.
Foreign visitors to Montenegro usually land at Cattaro, which is connected by steamer with Trieste and by road with Cettigne.
Fifteen or sixteen years later it was repeatedly pointed out to the authorities that the revenues from the customs of the Persian Gulf would be much increased if control were exercised at all the ports, particularly the small ones where smuggling was being carried on on a large scale, and in 1883 the shah decided upon the acquisition of four or five steamers, one to be purchased yearly, and instructed the late Au Kuli Khan, Mukhber ad-daulah, minister of telegraphs, to obtain designs and estimates from British and German firms. The tender of a well-known German firm at Bremerhaven was finally accepted, and one of the ministers sons then residing in Berlin made the necessary contracts for the first steamer.
Sir Ronald Thomson, the British representative in Persia, having at the same time induced the shah to consider the advantages to Persia of opening the Karun River and connecting it with Teheran by a carriageable road, a small river steamer for controlling the shipping on the Karun was ordered as well, and the construction of the road was decided upon.
Steamer connexions are maintained with Australia, Hawaii, Mexico, Central and South America, the Philippines, China and Japan.
The population is said to have been 2000 in February (in which month the first steamer arrived with immigrants from the East over the Isthmus), 6000 in August, and 20,000 by the end of the year.
The export trade of the island centres here, and the city has regular communication by steamer with the chief American and Canadian ports.
Its inland trade is carried on by country boat, inland steamer, rail and road, and amounted in 1904-1905 to about four and three-quarter millions sterling.
The first mail steamer arrived in August 1852, and in 1853 a branch of the Royal Mint was established at Sydney.
There is communication with Sydney by private steamer, and a steamer sails between Jaluit and Ponape to connect with the French boats for Singapore.
Owing to its position on the lake, and its excellent communications by rail and steamer, Managua obtained after 1855 an important export trade in coffee, sugar, cocoa and cotton, although in 1876 it was temporarily ruined by a great inundation.
Revenue is derived chiefly from customs, licences, court fees and the post office, while among the principal heads of expenditure figure telegraph and steamer subsidies and the education, medical, legal and police departments.
No steamer traversed the Mississippi above the Ohio until 1817, nor was a voyage made between New Orleans and St Louis, nor the lower Missouri entered, until 1819.
In 1832 a steamer ran to the mouth of the Yellowstone, and in 1890 the last commercial trip was made to old Fort Benton (Great Falls), Montana.
Colombia has no part in the carrying trade, however, her merchants marine in 1905 consisting of only one steamer of 457 tons and five sailing vessels of 1385 tons.
Born at Honfleur he was cabinboy for a while on board the rickety steamer that plied between Havre and Honfleur across the estuary of the Seine.
In 1903, the year in which the railway from Mombasa to the lake was completed, a steamer of 600 tons burden was launched at Port Florence.
It is an important junction of the railways from Vilna to Odessa and from Orel to Poland, and is in steamer communication with Kiev and Mogilev.
At the beginning of the reign it was supposed to be impossible to build a steamer which could either cross the Atlantic, or face the monsoon in the Red Sea.
He ascended it in a steamer drawing 6 ft.
There is regular communication by steamer with Cork, with Dublin and Belfast, with Fishguard, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Plymouth, Southampton, London and other ports.
It is served by steamer from Seattle, Washington; there is cable connexion with the United States, and a six-day mail service from Pacific ports, via Juneau.
The Shatt el-Arab is deep and broad, easily navigable for ocean steamers, and there is weekly communication by passenger steamer with India, while two or more freight lines, which also take passengers, connect Basra directly with the Mediterranean, and with European and British ports.
A few months later Ericsson followed his steamer to New York, and there he resided for the rest of his life, establishing himself as an engineer and a builder of iron ships.
A government steamer runs regularly from Bathurst to McCarthy's Island, and a smaller boat plies on the upper river.
They are all in frequent communication with the capital by steamer.
North of Khartum the chief means of communication is by railway; south of that city by steamer.
The distance by rail and steamer between Khartum and Alexandria is about 1490 m.
Gessi, who had most successfully governed his province, found his position under Raouf intolerable, resigned his post in September 1880 and was succeeded by Frank Lupton, an Englishman, and formerly captain of a Red Sea merchant steamer, who was given the rank of bey.
Modern science has converted "Steamer Point" into a seemingly impregnable position, the peninsula which the "Point" forms to the whole crater being cut off by a fortified line which runs from north to south, just to the east of the coal wharfs.
While here you may also observe oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.
Steamer with your poised masts Raising anchor for exotic climes?
Put it with the garlic in a metal colander or steamer basket over a pan of boiling water.
The " Belle " steamer fleet struggled on, despite vessel sales and increasing financial disarray, under various owners until 1931.
The " Defense " a screw steamer war frigate was launched in the afternoon.
Melinda was cleaning a bacon fryer and steamer unit.
When he crossed the gangplank to board the steamer, his gaze was skeptical and his pen ascerbic.
Taking a Murray River steamer will afford the visitor a view of lush pastureland, limestone cliffs and the wine country.
Access to the water can either be through Balloch Park or via the road to the Maid of the Loch paddle steamer pier.
Image by John Cuckney The last sea-going paddle steamer in the world sailing round the coasts of the United Kingdom... .
The town is also a regular port for the Waverley, the last ocean-going steamer in the world.
During the holiday, travel between locations is by coastal steamer, through mostly sheltered coastal waters.
In more recent times a wooden hulled steamer brought in coal once a year up to around 1930.
Behind them a black beetle of a tramp steamer pursues a wavering course across an otherwise empty sea.
On April 18th, the cross-Channel steamer ' Sussex ' was torpedoed without warning.
Moreover, by the 1960's the excursion steamer fleet was getting elderly.
Transfer the chicken from the liquor and place in a shallow heat-proof bowl that will fit inside a bamboo steamer.
Board sailors - a Winter steamer or Dry Suit with appropriate thermal undergarments.
The port also has regular and frequent communication by steamer with Victoria, and is the headquarters of an extensive coasting trade.
The lower Juba was ascended in 1865 in a steamer by Baron Karl von der Decken, who was murdered by Somali at Bardera, but the river system remained otherwise almost unknown until after 1890.
Though the battle between the two vessels was indecisive, its effect was to "neutralize" the "Merrimac," which had caused great alarm in Washington, and to prevent the breaking of the Federal blockade at Hampton Roads; in the history of naval warfare it may be regarded as marking the opening of a new era - the era of the armoured warship. On the 3rd of February 1865 near Fortress Monroe on board a steamer occurred the meeting of President Lincoln and Secretary Seward with Confederate commissioners which is known as the Hampton Roads Conference (see Lincoln, Abraham).
A view showing the paddle steamer moored off Omdurman.
Blake learns that the villain and his captive have left on a steamer bound for America.
Darlington A sturdy iron hull steamer built in 1881.
Image by John Cuckney The last sea-going paddle steamer in the world sailing round the coasts of the United Kingdom....
Place Brussels sprouts in a steamer basket over boiling water.
Here, we'll also hope to observe oyster catchers, geese and the endemic steamer duck along the rocky shores.
A large steamer was sighted but her position did not allow for torpedo attack.
The mining ship ' Red Dwarf ' is an old tramp steamer, working around the moons of Saturn.
But Mark Gillies does, and this introduces him to the fear and suspense of a tramp steamer journey off the African coast.
This 1965 image shows a deep sea pilot being winched on board a Union Castle steamer.
You can get a steamer, a spritzer, a bagless, or a traditional vacuum, so it's up to you to weigh your requirements for a good vacuum in relation to price.
It doesn't have to be a toy box -- think of neat storage ideas, like an old steamer trunk.
Many people also choose to include a clothing steamer in their laundry rooms.
Typically, these devices are tall and bulky, and you may not want your steamer out all the time.
Train cases and steamer trunks became abundant during the romantic era of rail travel.
You can do spot cleaning with a handheld steamer in between professional cleanings.
An autoclave, a regulated high-temperature steamer that kills blood-borne pathogens and bacterial agents, is used to sterilize the needle bar and reservoirs before each tattoo session.
Follow the clothes steamer's manufacturer's instructions to prepare the steamer.
To get rid of the wrinkles that come from regular wear, try an at-home steamer.
Brylane Home offers a variety of plus size outdoor furniture such as their beautifully designed extra-large steamer chair and ottoman made of oil-rubbed hardwood.
This is probably why I'm so offended by this steamer.
When you have finished, if there are wrinkles from the tying process, use a steamer or wrinkle release spray to remove them.
The Richard Simmons food steamer is one of the Salton products that individuals interested in healthy eating will enjoy.
The Samsonite Travel Fabric Steamer is a compact, travel-friendly appliance that quickly removes stubborn wrinkles from garments while not harming delicate fabrics like silk, lace or cotton.
It is also sold from certain retailers under the name, Samsonite Dual Voltage Garment Steamer, but while the names vary slightly, these two appliances are identical.
Samsonite's travel steamer is about the same size as a hand-held vacuum cleaner and it has many features that make it an essential travel companion.
The Travel Fabric Steamer by Samsonite works exceptionally well at removing minor wrinkles that haven't yet set in to the clothing.
Tough wrinkles, like creases, are more difficult to get out of the fabrics but with persistence, the steamer can get the job done.
It's important to note that a 240-volt adapter plug is required for use in many international regions and it does not come included with the purchase of the steamer unless it is indicated.
With its 200-watt heating element, the Samsonite Travel Fabric Steamer ranks in the low- to mid-category in terms of heating capabilities.
Samsonite's Dual Voltage Fabric Steamer solves the problem that so many travelers face - wrinkled clothing with no iron or ironing board available.
With this steamer packed in your suitcase, all you need is water, an electric outlet and somewhere to hang your garments.
Some systems come with a steamer and an iron for a complete steam station.
If you enjoy sewing or are involved in making crafts, a steamer can play an important role in the process -- especially for the finished product.
Vertical steam capabilities allow you to use the steam iron as a professional steamer.
The soleplate doesn't conduct heat, other than what the steamer creates, so there's no danger of scorching fabrics or the Texture Magic shrink fabric turning hard from steel heat.
You can also use a facial steamer that you purchase instead of a bowl.
It is the terminus of steamer navigation on the Brahmaputra, and also of a railway running to important coal-mines and petroleum wells, which connects with the Assam-Bengal system.
The first Rhine steamer was launched in 1817; and now the river is regularly traversed by upwards of a hundred, from the small tug up to the passenger saloon-steamer.
An elongated body like a ship has c 2 -c 1 positive, and the couple N tends to disturb the axial movement and makes it unstable, so that a steamer requires to be steered by constant attention at the helm.
There is regular steamer communication with London, Christiania, Hamburg, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
Beyond this city the navigation is conducted by native craft, - the modern facilities for traffic by rail and the increasing shoals in the river having put an end to the previous steamer communication, which plied until about 1860 as high up as Allahabad.
The river, which is navigable for 8 months in the year, has been internationalized under the Treaty of Versailles as far as Grodno (extreme point for steamer navigation).
With Susa there is regular communication by steamer and motor car.
A small steamer, the " Good News," was placed on the lake by the London Missionary Society in 1884, but afterwards became the property of the African Lakes Corporation; a larger steamer, the " Hedwig von Wissmann," carrying a quick-firing Krupp gun, was launched in 1900 by a German expedition under Lieutenant Schloifer; and others are owned by the " Tanganyika Concessions " and Katanga companies.
It is reached by steamer from Geestemiinde, Emden, Bremen or Hamburg, and at low tide by road from the mainland.
The island can be reached by steamer from Trapani, and lies close to the main route from east to west through the Mediterranean.
The town communicates by steamer with all the places situated on the shores of the Lake of Constance, while by rail it is 30 or 31 m.
Turkish reinforcements could not reach Macedonia by sea as fast as rail and steamer could bring them.
During November tlfe British West India steamer "Trent" was boarded by a vessel of the Federal Navy, the "San Jacinto," and Messrs Slidell and Mason, commissioners for the Confederate States, who were on their way to England, were seized.
Already, on the 5th of February, General Gordon had landed and entrenched himself on the hill of Munychia, near the ancient Piraeus, and the efforts of the Turks to dislodge him had failed, mainly owing to the fire of the steamer "Karteria" commanded by Captain Hastings.
A branch line connects it with the Canadian Pacific. It has steamer communication with the St Lawrence and Lake Ontario ports, and is a summer resort.
Meanwhile the blockade had become so stringent that few ordinary vessels could expect to break through, and a special type of steamer came into vogue for the purpose.
Lovere is reached by steamer from Sarnico at the south end of the lake, and there is a steam tramway through the Val Camonica, which is highly cultivated, and contains ironand silk-works.
Another route worked more cheaply than formerly is that by river, from the centre of the winter wheat belt, say at St Louis, to New Orleans, and thence by steamer to Liverpool.
A small steamer, brought from the Congo by Emile Gentil, was in 1897 launched on the Shari, and reaching the Chad, navigated the southern part of the lake.
There is regular communication with Naples, both by steamer direct, and also by steamer to Torregaveta, 2 m.
There is regular communication with Naples by steamer, and in summer with Anzio.
It is served directly by the Chesapeake & Ohio railway, and indirectly by the New York, Philadelphia & Norfolk (Pennsylvania System), passengers and freight being carried by steamer from the terminus at Cape Charles; by steamboat lines connecting with the principal cities along the Atlantic coast, and with cities along the James river; by ferry, connecting with Norfolk and Portsmouth; and by electric railway (3 m.) to Hampton and (1 2 m.) to Newport News.
The regular Peninsular & Oriental steamer service began a few years later, and in 1857 a railway was opened from Cairo through the desert.
A state railroad commission, organized in 1899, has power to regulate railway, steamer, sleepingcar, express, telephone and telegraph rates within the state.
For nearly the whole of the year 1890 the Stevensons were cruising through unfamiliar archipelagos Eon board a little trading steamer, the "Janet Nicholl."
The bed of the great river maintains a fairly constant position between its extreme banks, but the channels within that bed are so constantly shifting as to require close supervision on the part of the navigation authorities; so much detritus is carried down as to form a perpetually changing series of obstructions to steamer traffic.
Ulmanis, confined on the steamer " Saratov " at Libau, had no fighting force at his disposal, and his attempts to call the population to arms were opposed as pro-Bolshevik manoeuvres.
The industries embrace granite quarries, wood-pulp factories, and factories for sugar, tobacco, curtains, travelling-bags, boots, &c. There are railway communications with Gothenburg and all parts of Sweden and regular coastal and steamer services.
The attempt made by the British Euphrates expedition in 1841 to connect Aleppo with the sea by steamer through the nearest point on the Euphrates, Meskine, failed owing to the obstructed state of the stream and the insecurity of the riparian districts.
In the general scheme of attack the landing at this last point was of primary importance; the largest force had been detailed for it, and the troops were for the most part conveyed to the beach in a steamer (the " River Clyde ") which was run ashore; but only some scattered detachments cowering close to the water's edge had established themselves on land by nightfall, and the Allies' position here seemed to be highly critical.
This is one of the most remarkable steamer routes in the world, being 12,370 ft.
He visited Spain in 1866, Egypt in 1868, when he went up the Nile with Ferdinand de Lesseps in a steamer lent by the Khedive.
There is no difficulty in observing the temperature of the surface of the sea on board ship, the only precautions required being to draw the water in a bucket which has not been heated in the sun in summer or exposed to frost in winter, to draw it well forward of any discharge pipes of the steamer, to place it in the shade on deck, insert the thermometer immediately and make the reading without delay.
A Confederate attack on the post of Helena, Arkansas, was the last serious fight on the great river, and before the end of July the first merchant steamer from St Louis discharged her cargo at New Orleans.
Palma has frequent and regular communication by steamer with Barcelona, Valencia and Alicante.
Steamer service is maintained the year round between this point and Memphis.
But freights had come down by 1900 to half the rates predicated by Caird; indeed, during a portion of the interval they ruled very close to zero, as far as steamer freights from America were concerned.
There is a regular communication by steamer between Stromness and Kirkwall, and Thurso, Wick, Aberdeen and Leith, and also between Kirkwall and Lerwick and other points of the Shetlands.
We missed the Cape Cod train Friday morning, and so we came down to Provincetown in the steamer Longfellow.
There is steamer communication with Stettin, about 40 m.
There are regular steamer services on Windermere and Ullswater.
From Irkutsk it proceeds to Transbaikalia, Lake Baikal being crossed either by steamer or (when frozen) on sledges, in either case from Listvinichnoe to Misovaya.
The Civil War caused enormous losses to the merchant marine, and the worldwide substitution about this time of iron steamers for wooden steamers and sailing vessels contributed to prevent a recovery; because, although ship-building was one of the earliest arts developed in the colonies, and one that was prosecuted with the highest success so long as wooden ships were the dominant type, the United States has never achieved marked success with the iron steamer, and the law has precluded the registry as American of vessels built abroad.
Just opposite the citadel, in a north-westerly direction, half-an-hour by steamer across the Danube, lies the Hungarian town of Semlin.
The steamer on reaching the given position lowers one, or perhaps two, mark buoys, mooring them by mushroom anchor, chain and rope.
Cuyaba has uninterrupted steamer communication with Montevideo, about 2500 m.