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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.
Barley
Wheat, spring and winter
Beans and peas.
Oats..
Malt
Buckwheat.
Maize (Indian corn).
Meat (salt).
Pork (salt).
Sausages (salted and smoked).
Butter
Cheese
Bread, dried, wheat and rye.
Flour, wheat.
Flour, rye
Barley meal..
Oatmeal
Barley, pearl and other groats
Rice and rice meal.
Coffee
Sugar
Sirup and molasses.
Tea
Tobacco, chewing and smoking
Soap, assorted.
Fruit, dried and green.
Candles, tallow and stearine
Wine
Aquavitæ and whiskey.
Salt, cooking and rock.
Salt, table, Glauber, &c.

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.

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Under 24 tons. From 24 to 60 tony. From 60 to 150 tons. From 150 to 300 tons.

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Statement showing the tonnage, number of vessels, fc.-Continued.

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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.

the year.

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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.

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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
Christiania.

the 31st of May,
when the bay is not

frozen to Steilene.
3. Filtveat On the point of Filtveat, on 59 34 40 10 37 40 1 ....do

11 From the 15th of July
the west side of the bay of

to May 31, when the
Christiania.

bay is not frozen out

side the isle Basto.
4. Rodtangen .... At a point of the same name 59 31 40 10 26 20 1 do

1:

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.

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.
260 feet from the mouth of

+ From July 15 to the placed on the bal-
Tergen's island, with the

1st of March.

cony of a wood
inlet of Wall's Saltwork

en building.
harbor.
8. Fuglehuk. On the Fuglehuk and on the 59 11 0 10 30 45 i Steady and Revolving light every 34 The whole year White square stone
east side of Bolleruc island,
revolving. 3 min.; steady 230",

tower.
in the bay of Christiania,

27 do

Placed on the bal-
genten, Strim Aangen on

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

wich.

Latitude north.

Number of lights.

Time between the beam of light if not steady.

Distance the light can

Steady

in the bay of Christiania.
6. Mog, (harbor On the east side of the south 59 26 25 10 39 50 1 Steady, with

a deep red

color.
the canal
7. Torgersoen.... On the northwest point of 59 15 30 10 30 55 1 Steady

and dark 0' 10". 9. Torgenten On the south point of Tor. 59 9 28 10 50 20 1 Steady

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