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Statement showing the description, quantity, and value of grain, provisions
, colonials , grocerics
, manufactures, Ir., imported into Norway during the year ended December 31, 1861, elaborated according to the latest government table.
Number of Number of Number of Number of Number of Value in - Note of imports from
the United States.
Rye, spring and winter.
17, 222 82, 710
208, 986 519, 886 678, 317
Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, and seamen of the merchant fleet of Norway, at the several ports of the United States consular district at Porsgrund, for the year ended December 31, 1861, elaborated according to the latest reports from the several custom-houses in the consulate.
Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, fc.-Continued.
Total of All classes.
705 638 140 246
451 1, 745 1,800
188 2, 781
831 758 404 605 333
96 903 840
668 2, 690 1, 134
Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, 8c.—Continued.
Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, and seamen of the commercial fleet of Norway to and from the kingdom, also the arrivals and departures of vessels of other nationalities, during the year ended December 31, 1861, elaborated according to the latest official statistical tables.
The commercial fleet of Norway consists of 5,493 vessels of all classes, manned by 33,953 seamen ; tonnage 830,931. Hereunto is to be added the socalled fishing fleet, composed of 523 vessels ; tonnage, 113,800 barrels of fresh fish, and manned by 1,512 seamen or fishermen. The total number of the merchant fleet of the kingdom of Norway is 6,016 vessels and 35,465 seamen, without the pilots and pilot-boats.
During the year 1861, the number of vessels arrived at the several ports of the kingdom was 11,473; tonnage 1,756,228, of which 5,692 vessels, of 571,516 tonnage in general cargo, and5,781 vessels, of 1,184,712 tonnage, in ballast. Out of this number, 6,863 vessels, of 1,340,121 tonnage, belong to the kingdom, and 4,610 vessels, of 416,107 tonnage, to other nationalities.
Cleared from different custom-houses in Norway during the year 1861, 10,994 vessels ; tonnage 1,592,874, of which number 9,528 vessels, and 1,257,911 tonnage, with various freight for export, and 1,466 vessels, of 334,963 tonnage, in ballast. Out of this number 6,426 vessels, of 1,180,714 tonnage, belonged to Norway, and 4,568 vessels, of 412,160 tonnage, belonged to other nationalities.
During the year 1861, 4 vessels, of 1,169 aggregate tonnage, belonging to and from the United States, arrived in the kingdom, viz: 1 vessel, of 494 tonnage, with assorted cargo, at the port of Christiania; and 1 vessel, of 177 tons, at the port of Christiansand; and 1 vessel, of 270 tons, with full cargo, and 1 vessel, of 228 tons, in ballast, both at the port of Hammerfest.
Statement showing the names, situation, and the peculiar marks of all the light-houses and lights in the United States consular dis
trict of Porsgrund, on the south coast of Norway, from Frederickshald, east, to Cape Lindesnaes, west.
1 From the 15th of July Placed on the bal-
to May 15, when cony of a woodmile from Christiania.
the bay is not frozen en building.
to Ringebo. 2. Steilene On Steilene, in the bay of 59 49 22 10 36 30 1 ....do
1From 31st of July to .do
the 31st of May,
frozen to Steilene.
11 From the 15th of July .do the west side of the bay of
to May 31, when the Christiania.
bay is not frozen out
side the isle Bayto. 4. Rodtangen At a point of the same name 59 31 40 10 26 20 1 ...do
.do on the bay of Drammen. 5. Basto On the northeast point of the 59 23 20 10 33 0 1 ...do
3 The whole year
in the bay of Christiania.
# From the 1st of Octo- Gas-light on a lamp
a deep red
ber to March 31.
From July 15 to the Placed on the bal-
1st of March
cony of a wood-
31 The whole year White square stone
tower. in the bay of Christiania,
and dark 0' 10". 9. Torgenten On the south point of Tor. 59 9 28 10 50 20 i Steady
Placed on the bal-
cony of a woodthe east side of the mouth
en building. and bay of Christiania.
* In thick and cloudy weather a bell is rung every half hour during the day, and every quarter of an hour during the night.