Port of New York Annual Volume 1

Port of New York Annual Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...plan, 1,800 feet, at $573.00...................... On the New York plan, 2,325 feet, at $140.00 Philadelphia would berth four 450foot boats at, per berth........ New York would berth five 450-foot boats at, per berth............. 65,000.00 11. Disregarding property values, marginal street privileges, dredging and shed construction, and placing all on a 7% per cent. basis, a Philadelphia lessee would pay for wharfage, per foot per annum, $43.00; New York lessee would pay for wharfage per foot per annum, $12.00; for pier areas a Philadelphia lessee would pay, per square foot, 33 cents; for pier areas a New York lessee would pay, per square foot, 17 cents. $573.00 140.00 4.36 2.18 1,031,400.00 325,500.00 250,000.00 COMMISSIONER or Docxs INFORMS rm: Mnron THAT MANY REQUESTS roa ADDITIONAL Wrmaraca CANNOT an COMPLIEI) WITH PIER "A," NORTH (HUDSON) RIVER, BEING HEADQUARTERS AND OFFICES or DEPARTMENT or DOCKS or THE' ' CITY or NEW YORK PORT OF NEW YORK NEEDS MODERN COAL PIERS Ships Can Be and Must Be Loaded and Bunkered with Coal at New York as Quickly and as Economically as at Norfolk (By CARL H. STENGEL) Until the Port of New York is equipped with modern coal piers at which ships can be loaded and bunkered with coal with the facility and economy that obtains at Norfolk, Virginia, such piers being su plemented with modern floating hopper barges (themselves loaded at the coal piers), which can be placed alongside ships at their unloading point, whenthe layover makes it ossible or renders it necessary, extra expenses wil attach to ships loading and discharging at the Port of New York, the inevitable tendency of which will be to deter ships from using the port. Such modern piers and modern floating hopper barges can be established...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935039
  • 9781236935038