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Statement showing the description, quantity, and value of grain, provisions, colonials, grocerics, manufactures, fr., imported
into Norway during the year ended December 31, 1861, elaborated according to the latest government table.
Rye, spring and winter.
352, 760 Statement showing the description, quantity, and value of the grain, provisions, fc.-Continued. 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.
Under 24 tons. From 24 to 60 tony. From 60 to 150 tons. From 150 to 300 tons.
Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, fc.-Continued.
Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, $c.—Continued.
New-built vessels Vessels bought from Vessels lying still Vessels lost dar. in the year.
other nations in during the year. ing the year.
Statement showing the tonnage, number of ressels, 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 80called 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.
Miles. 1. Hegholmen.. On a small island of the same 59 53 5 10 43 30 1 Steady
1 From the 15th of July Placed on the balname, one-quarter of a
to May 15, when cony of a wood mile 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
11 From 31st of July to do
the 31st of May,
frozen to Steilene.
11 From the 15th of July
to May 31, when the
bay is not frozen out
side the isle Basto.
3 The whole year.
do island of the same name,
From the 1st of Octo- Gas-light on a lamp light.) inlet of Moss canal, and
ber to March 31. post.
+ From July 15 to the placed on the bal-
1st of March.
cony of a wood
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.
Number and name
of the lights.
or refolving lights.
Situation of the lights.
Longitude east of Green
Number of lights.
Time between the beam of light if not steady.
Distance the light can
in the bay of Christiania.
a deep red
and dark 0' 10". 9. Torgenten On the south point of Tor. 59 9 28 10 50 20 1 Steady