Nautical telegraphy
Appendix


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Appendix


APPENDIX
Regarding the following tariff per word for cables, you are advised to consult the latest charges as these fluctuate considerably and it is impossible to give the exact figures.


TELEGRAPH RATES, LETTER RATES, PARCEL POST RATES, TIMES OF TRANSMISSION, &c.
FOR LATEST TARIFFS AND DEFERRED RATES, SEE POST OFFICE GUIDE.
Name of Port
or Place
Tariff
per
Word
Telegraphic
Difference
in Time from
Greenwich
Letter
Rate
per
1 oz
Time of
Transmission
Parcel Post
Rate
Limit of
Weight, &c.
Distance
from
London
  s.   d. h.     m.
d.
Days  Hours
    Naut.Mls.
Accra 3   0 0     0
1
16       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,916
Adelaide 1   6 9     30 more
1
30       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 6/- 10,748 (b)
Aden 1   6 2     0 more
1
10       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,606 (b)
Aix-les-Bains 0   3 0     10 more
2
0       20
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 ...
Alexandria 1   0 2     0 more
1
5       12
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,097
Algiers 0   4 0     10 more
2
2       4
3 lbs. 1/9 11 lbs. 2/7 1,711
Ambriz 5   5 0     53 more
2
28       0
3 lbs. 2/6 11 lbs. 3/6 4,856
Amsterdam 0   2 0     0
2
0       11
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 205
Antigua 2   2 4     19 less
1
18       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,697
Antwerp 0   2 0     0
2
0       9
3 lbs. 1/3 11 lbs. 2/2 186
Arica 2   9 4     46
2
35       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 9,654
Ascension 2   6 0     57 less
1
14       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,882
Athens 0   5 1     35 more
2
4       0
3 lbs. 2/3 11 lbs. 3/3 2,774
Auckland 2   3 11    23 more
1
30       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 12,600 (b)
Baden-Baden 0   3 0     0
2
0       21
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- ...
Baghdad 0   6 4     19 less
1
24       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- ...
Bahamas 2   5 4     19 less
1
12       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,000
Bahia 2   7 2     52 less
2
15       0
3 lbs. 3/6 6 lbs. 4/- 4,640
Bâle 0   2 1     0 more
2
0       19
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 ...
Balearic Islands 0   5 1     0 more
2
3       0
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 1,580
Barbados 2   2 3     50 less
1
1       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,805
Barcelona 0   3 0     0
2
1       10
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 1,814
Batavia 5   10 7     7 more
2
27       0
3 lbs. 3/- 11 lbs. 4/- 8,516 (b)
Bathurst 3   0 1     6 less
1
15       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 2,605
Belgrade 0   6 2     0 more
2
2       9
3 lbs. 2/6 11 lbs. 3/6 ...
Belize (a) .. 5     54 less
1
17       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,745
Benin 5   2 0     28 more
1
21       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4200
Bergen 0   2 1     0 more
2
2       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 605
Berlin 0   3 0     0
2
0       23
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 743 (g
Bermudas 2   6 4     19
1
13       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,160
Berne 0   2 1     0 more
2
1       0
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 646 (g)
Beyrout .. ...
..
6       0
3 lbs. 1/- to 2/3 11 lbs. 3/- 3,317
Biarritz 0   2 0     10 more
2
1       1
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 ...
Bloemfontein 2   6 1     30 more
1
19       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 11/- 6,700
Bombay 1   8 5     21 more
1
14       14
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 6,254
Bordeaux 0   2 0     10 more
2
0       21
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 683
Boston, U.S.A. 1   0 4     44 less
1
9       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 3,092
Bremen 0   3 1     0 more
2
0       19
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 410
Brindisi 0   2 1     0 more
2
2       13
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 2,596
Brisbane 2   6 10     0 more
1
33       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 6/- 12,012 (b)
Brussels 0   2 0     0
2
0       7
3 lbs. 1/3 11 lbs. 2/2 224
Bucharest 0   6 1     0 more
2
2       15
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 ...
Buda-Pesth 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       17
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 ...
(a) Telegrams sent by post from New Orleans (b) Via Suez (g) Geographical miles



TELEGRAPH RATES, &C. - Continued.
Name of Port
or Place
Tariff
per
Word
Telegraphic
Difference
in Time from
Greenwich
Letter
Rate
per
1 oz
Time of
Transmission
Parcel Post
Rate
Limit of
Weight, &c.
Distance
from
London
  s.   d. h.     m.
d.
Days  Hours
    Naut.Mls.
Buenos Ayres 2   9 4     16 less
2
22       0
3 lbs. 2/4 11 lbs. 4/10 6,291
Cadiz (a) 0   3 0     0
2
3       0
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 1,254
Cairo 0   6 2     0 more
1
6       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 2,520
Calabar 1   8 0     0
1
20       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,200
Calcutta 1   8 5     21 more
1
17       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 7,900
Callao 3   2 5     8 more
2
30       0
3 lbs. 2/3 11 lbs. 5/6 10,013
Cameroons 4   4 0     0
2
24       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 4/- 4,478
Cape Coast Castle 1   8 0     0
1
16       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 3,850
Cape Palmas (b) 1   8 0     53 less
2
25       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 3,416
Cape Town 2   6 1     30 more
1
17       0
1 lbs. -/9 11 lbs. 7/3 6,121
Carthagena (a) 0   3 0     0
2
2       0
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 1,540
Chicago 1   3 5     50 less
1
9       12
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- ...
Christiania 0   2 1     0 more
2
2       10
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 650
Cologne 0   3 0     10 more
2
0       14
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 ...
Colombo 3   5 5     21 more
1
16       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 6,698
Colon 2   9 5     18 more
2
18       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 4,738
Congo 1   8 0     0
2
20       0
3 lbs. 2/6 11 lbs. 3/6 4,760
Constantinople 0   6 2     0 more
2
3       2
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,090
Copenhagen 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       9
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 683
Coquimbo 2   9 4     45 less
2
34       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 8,963
Corfu 0   5 1     35 more
2
3       0
3 lbs. 2/3 11 lbs. 3/3 2,954
Cyprus 1   0 2     0 more
1
8       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,030
Delagoa Bay 2   7 2     2 more
2
21       0
3 lbs. 3/6 11 lbs. 4/6 7,193
Demerara 2   6 3     54 less
1
16       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,075
Dominica 2   6 ...
1
17       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,800
Dresden 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       1
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- ...
Falkland Islands (c) 3   11 3     45 more
1
25       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 8,130
Fiji 2   3 ...
1
30       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 7/8 12,698(e) 11,000 (f)
Florence 0   2 1     0 more
2
1       17
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 ...
Frankfort on Main 0   3 1     0 more
2
0       16
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 700
Geneva 0   2 1     0 more
2
0       23
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 660
Genoa 0   2 1     0 more
2
1       7
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 2,148
Gibraltar 0   3 0     0
1
3       15
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 1,313
Gothenburg 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       18
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 583
Grand Bassam 1   8 0     20
1
23       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- ...
Grand Canary 0   5 0     43 less
2
5       0
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 1,790
Grenada 2   6 ...
2
15       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,935
Greytown 2   6 2     0 more
1
23       0
3 lbs. -/9 11 lbs. 7/5 4,083
Guadeloupe 4   6 ...
2
17       0
3 lbs. 3/- 11 lbs. 4/- 3,820
Guayaquil 2   9 5     13 less
2
24       0
3 lbs. 4/6 11 lbs. 5/6 10,668
Hague, The 0   3 0     0
2
0       10
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 171
Hamburg 0   3 1     0 more
2
0       20
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 426/td>
Hanover 0   3 1     0 more
2
0       18
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- ...
Havana 1   8 5     29 less
2
12       0
3 lbs. 4/- 11 lbs. 6/- 4,238
Heidelberg 0   3 1     0 more
2
0       20
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- ...
Hobart 2   6 10     0 more
1
       
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 6/- 11,207
Hong-Kong 6   6 8     5 more
1
29       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 9,681 (g)
(a) Spain. Railway stations only for parcel post. (b) Telegrams sent by post from Sierra Leone.
(c) Telegrams sent by post from Montevideo.
(e) Viâ Magellan. (f) ViâSan Francisco. (g) Viâ Suez.



TELEGRAPH RATES, &C. - Continued.
Name of Port
or Place
Tariff
per
Word
Telegraphic
Difference
in Time from
Greenwich
Letter
Rate
per
1 oz
Time of
Transmission
Parcel Post
Rate
Limit of
Weight, &c.
Distance
from
London
  s.   d. h.     m.
d.
Days  Hours
    Naut.Mls.
Honolulu 2   7 10     31 less
1
18       0
3 lbs. 5/6 11 lbs. 6/6 13,723(d)
Iceland (a) 0   4 0     0
2
6       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- ...
Iquique 2   9 4     41 less
2
35       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 9,555
Jamaica 2   2 5     7 less
1
13       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,253
Johannesburg 2   0 2     0 more
1
19       12
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 11/- 7,000
Kurrachee 1   8 5     21 more
1
17       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 10,778
Lagos 3   0 0     53 less
1
19       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,140
Lima 3   7 5     8 less
2
30       0
3 lbs. 4/6 11 lbs. 5/6 10,030
Limon 3   4 6     36 less
2
15       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/6 ...
Lisbon 0   3 0     36
2
2       4
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 1,041
Lucerne 0   2 1     0 more
2
0       22
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 ...
Lyons 0   2 0     10 more
1
0       20
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 ...
Madeira 1   0 1     7
2
4       0
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 1,493
Madrid 0   3 0     0
2
1       22
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 1,300
Malaga 0   3 0     0
2
3       0
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 1,307
Malta 0   4 0     58 more
1
3       18
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 2,279
Mandalay 2   0 5     21 more
1
21       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 7,900
Manila 3   7 8     5 more
2
32       0
3 lbs. 4/- 11 lbs. 6/- 9,584
Marseilles 0   2 0     10 more
2
0       23
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 1,991
Mauritius 2   0 3     50 more
1
28       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 6,942 (e)
Melbourne 2   6 10     0 more
1
33       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 6/- 11,057 (e)
Mexico (b) 1   9 6     36 less
2
12       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/6 5,033*
Milan 0   2 0     0
2
1       9
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- ...
Mombasa 2   6 2     37 more
1
20       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 6,200
Monrovia (c) 3   6 0     0
2
22       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 3,200
Montevideo 2   9 3     45 less
2
21       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 6,173
Montreal 0   9 5     54 less
1
9       0
1 lbs. -/8 11 lbs. 5/8 3,087
Montserrat 2   8 4     16 less
1
17       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,780
Moscow 0   5 2     30 more
2
2       19
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 3/- 1,700
Mozambique 2   1 2     2 more
2
30       0
3 lbs. 3/6 11 lbs. 4/6 6,739
Munich 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       1
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- ...
Muscat 2   0 5     21 more
2 (?)
20       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 5,086
Naples 0   2 1     0 more
2
2       5
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 2,261
Nevis, W.I. 2   2 4     11 less
1
18       0
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 3/- 3,789
Newfoundland 0   9 3     34 less
1
9       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 2,104
New York 0   9 4     56 less
1
8       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 5/- 3,273
Nice 0   2 0     10 more
1
1       5
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 1,900
Nova Scotia 0   9 4     15 less
1
9       0
3 lbs. -/8 11 lbs. 5/8 2,721
Odessa 0   4 2     2 more
2
2       21
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,435
Oporto 0   3 0     0
2
2       10
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 881
Ottawa 0   9      54 less
1
9       6
3 lbs. -/8 11 lbs. 5/8 3,540
Palermo 0   2 1     0 more
2
2       22
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 2,211
Panama 3   6 5     18 less
2
19       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 11,293
Paris 0   2 0     10 more
1
0       8
3 lbs. 1/4 11 lbs. 2/2 287
Payta 3   7 5     8 less
2
26       0
3 lbs. 4/6 11 lbs. 5/6 10,450 (d)
Penang 2   10 6     55 more
1
22       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 7,941
Pernambuco 2   7 2     20 less
2
14       0
3 lbs. 3/6 6 lbs. 4/- 4,124
Perth W.A. 2   6 8     0 more
1
26       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 6/- 9,529
Petermaritzburg 2   6 2     0 more
1
21       0
1 lbs. -/9 11 lbs. 7/5 6,800
(a) New cable, 1906. (b) Mexico City, 2/-; other places, 1/6; must be packed for opening by Customs.
(c) Telegrams sent by post from Sierra Leone. (d) Viâ Magellan. (e) Viâ Suez. (*) Viâ Vera Cruz.



TELEGRAPH RATES, &C. - Continued.
Subject to Alteration without Notice.
Name of Port
or Place
Tariff
per
Word
Telegraphic
Difference
in Time from
Greenwich
Letter
Rate
per
1 oz
Time of
Transmission
Parcel Post
Rate
Limit of
Weight, &c.
Distance
from
London
Port au Prince 4   11 ...
2
15       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 5,930
Port Said 1   0 2     0 more
1
5       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,209
Prague 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       10
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 ...
Pretoria 2   6 1     58 more
1
19       12
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 11/- 7,200
Quebec 0   9 4     42 less
1
9       0
1 lbs. -/8 11 lbs. 5/8 2,951
Rangoon 1   8 5     21 more
1
21       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 7,910 (c)
Rio Janeiro 2   7 2     52 less
2
17       0
3 lbs. 3/6 6 lbs. 4/- 5,197
Rotterdam 0   2 0     0
2
0       10
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 2/- 186
St. Helena 2   6 0     27 less
1
16       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,487
St. Kitts 2   2 4     11 less
1
18       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,789
St. Lucia 2   2 4     19 less
1
16       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,880
St. Paul de Loanda 5   5 0     53 more
2
20       0
3 lbs. 2/6 11 lbs. 3/6 4,905
St. Thomas, W.I. 2   9 4     19 less
1
19       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,771
St. Vincent, W.I. 2   2 3     53 less
1
15       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,930
St. Vincent, C.V. 2   2 1     40 less
2
9       0
3 lbs. 2/6 11 lbs. 3/6 2,510
Salonica 0   6 1     0 more
2
3       8
3 lbs. 1/- to 2/- 11 lbs. 2/- to 3/- 2,978
Samoa (a) 3   8 ...
2
25       0
3 lbs. 3/- 11 lbs. 4/- ...
San Francisco 1   6 8     8 less
1
12       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 13,548
Santander 0   3 0     0
2
2       12
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 707
Seychelles 2   6 3     40 more
1
19       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 6,040 (c)
Shanghai 6   11 8     5 more
1
32       16
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 10,426
Sierra Leone 2   9 0     53 less
1
12       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,013
Singapore 6   0 6     55 more
1
22       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 8,241
Smyrna 0   6 2     0 more
2
6       0
3 lbs. 1/- to 2/2 11 lbs. 2/-to 3/- 2,932
Stockholm 0   2 1     0 more
2
2       0
1 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 1,091
Suez 1   0 2     0 more
1
5       12
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,296
Sydney 2   6 10     0 more
1
32       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 6/- 11,542 (c)
Syracuse 0   3 (?) 1     0 more
2
3       7
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 2,318
Tamatave 2   8 3     17 more
2
21       0
3 lbs. 3/- 11 lbs. 4/- 6,696 (c)
Talcahuano 2   9 4     46 less
2
31       0
1 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 8,560
Teneriffe 0   9 0     43 less
2
5       0
... ... 1,690
Tobago 2   9 4     6 less
1
15       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 3,990
Trieste 0   3 1     0 more
2
1       22
3 lbs. 1/6 11 lbs. 2/6 2,976
Trinidad 5   1 4     6 less
1
12       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 4,055
Valparaiso 2   9 4     46 less
2
33       0
3 lbs. 2/- 11 lbs. 4/- 8,777
Vancouver 1   6 8     14 less
1
15       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 14,345
Vigo 0   3 0     0
2
3       0
6 lbs. 2/- 6 lbs. 2/- 830
Vladivostock (b) 7   11 9     0 more
2
29       0
... ... 11,255
Wellington, N.Z. 2   9 11     39 more
1
31       0
3 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 12,447
Yokohama 5   4 8     40 more
2
32       0
3 lbs. 1/10 11 lbs. 5/2 11,146
Zanzibar 2   6 3     37 more
1
22       0
1 lbs. 1/- 11 lbs. 3/- 6,316
(a) By post from Fiji 5d. per message extra. (b) Viâ Odessa. (a) Viâ Suez.

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