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  Port Arthur, Texas
Port Arthur is located 90 miles east of Houston on the gulf coast of Texas.
Port Arthur is the namesake of Arthur E. Stilwell who platted the 1895.
This transaction was completed by Congress' designation of Port Arthur as a port of entry, and by 1914 it ranked as the twelfth largest port in the United States and the second largest refining port.
www.portarthur.com   (197 words)

  Port Arthur - Tariff #002
The Port of Port Arthur does not guarantee berth conditions to be suitable for the vessel or nature of the cargo to be loaded or discharged, and those desiring a berth should inspect the berth prior to vessel arrival to avoid delays or conflicts and use discretion when making application.
Berth allocations and assignments shall be at the sole discretion of the Port of Port Arthur.
The Port of Port Arthur is responsible for providing adequate reception facilities using its own resources or that of a third party such as a garbage trucking firm or barge company which complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations or ordinances, including without limitations, 33 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.
www.portofportarthur.com /olk8c/sect3.htm   (836 words)

 "The Massacre at Port Arthur"
On the occasion of the battle of Port Arthur I was on board the Itsukushima, and accurately observed the fight as carried on both on shore and at sea.
It is true that on the 21st men-of-war and torpedo boats were off the coast of Port Arthur, but for two days, from the evening of the 21st, they were away from the coast, owing to the stress of weather.
Port Arthur was converted into a Japanese base, and for a few weeks events languished, while preparations were made for the attack on Wei-hai-wei.
www.russojapanesewar.com /portarthur1894.html   (1344 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
In June 1896 the Port Arthur Channel and Dock Company was established, and in April 1897 it began cutting a canal along the western edge of the lake to deep water at Sabine Pass.
By 1909 Port Arthur had become the twelfth largest port in the United States in value of exports, and by 1914 it was the second largest oil-refining point in the nation.
From 900 residents in 1900, Port Arthur expanded to a population of 7,663 in 1910 and 50,902 in 1930.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/hdp5.html   (909 words)

 Walkabout - Port Arthur
Port Arthur was established in 1830 by Lieutenant-Governor Arthur (after whom it was named) to deal with secondary criminals.
When the penal colony was closed down in 1877 the Penitentiary became one of Port Arthur's major tourist attractions however it became neglected and a bushfire in 1897 destroyed all the timber in the building.
It became the burial place for Port Arthur in 1831 (only months after the establishment of the settlement) and almost immediately was divided into free settler and convict burial grounds.
www.walkabout.com.au /fairfax/locations/TASPortArthur.shtml   (2442 words)

 Port Arthur, Tasmania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia.
Port Arthur is located approximately 60 km south east of the state capital, Hobart, on the Tasman Peninsula.
Port Arthur was secured naturally by shark-infested waters on three sides and the 30m wide isthmus of Eaglehawk Neck that connected it to the mainland was crossed by fences and guarded by prison guards and dogs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Port_Arthur,_Tasmania   (1294 words)

 Torpedo Attack, Port Arthur
Port Arthur, Liaotung Peninsula, 8 February 1904, 2230 hrs.
Unfortunately he received false information from local spies in and around Port Arthur that the garrisons of the forts guarding the port would be fully alert and prepared for just such an attack, and that several of the Russian battleships had sortied.
Copies of the Port Arthur chart were distributed among the officers of the First Flotilla, whose attention was directed to the marks indicating the reputed anchorage of each Russian warship outside of the entrance.
www.russojapanesewar.com /torp-attk-pa.html   (1004 words)

 Port Arthur Massacre
In the 1800's Port Arthur was a remote prison town where England sent it's worst convicts.
Jim Laycock was co-owner of the Port Arthur Motel knew Bryant for 15 yrs, and said it wasn't him.
His group was meeting the afternoon of the Port Arthur massacre, and showed at the Hobart Police briefing within the hour.
judicial-inc.biz /port_arthur_massacre.htm   (850 words)

 UPDATE 3-Valero reduces Port Arthur crude runs - trade | Reuters
UPDATE 3-Valero reduces Port Arthur crude runs - trade
NEW YORK, March 1 (Reuters) - Valero Energy Corp. (VLO.N: Quote, Profile, Research) reduced the amount of crude processed at its 325,000 barrel per day refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, after a problem with a coking unit, traders said on Thursday.
A source familiar with refinery operations said the coker was operating at reduced rates and not completely shut down.
www.reuters.com /article/idUSN0136400620070301   (428 words)

 Port Arthur travel guide - Wikitravel
Port Arthur[1] is a small town and former penal settlement in Tasmania, the island state of Australia, about one and a half hours drive from the state capital Hobart.
Port Arthur was first established as a timber station in 1830, supporting the infant colony of Van Diemen's Land.
At its peak in the late 1840s, Port Arthur became a near self-sufficient settlement, driven by the labour of its tormented inmates.
wikitravel.org /en/Port_Arthur   (574 words)

 The History of the Russian Navy. The Russo-Japanese War.
On the eve of the Battle of Port Arthur, at the Korean port of Chemulpo, the Japanese had already blockaded the first-rated cruiser Varyag [Viking] and the gunboat Koreyets.
The situation changed in Port Arthur on 24 February with the arrival of Vice-Admiral Stepan Makarov, appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet.
In response to the enemy bombardment of Port Arthur from the sea, Makarov prepared the fleet to fight at anchor and also made plans for withdrawing from the harbor.
www.navy.ru /history/hrn10-e.htm   (3340 words)

 Port Arthur Tasmania. Information and accommodation
Port Arthur is located on the wild and beautiful Tasman Peninsula, which is to the south east of the island of Tasmania, 100Km (60 miles) from Hobart.
Port Arthur is located on a beautiful natural harbour, which the road caresses on the journey south.
Port Arthur was a notorious penal settlement between 1830 and 1877 during which time over 10 000 prisoners spent time here.
www.auinfo.com /Port-Arthur-Tasmania.html   (476 words)

 Eric Margolis | Foreign Correspondent : PORT ARTHUR - THE GREAT SIEGE
The assault against Port Arthur opened in September with heavy Japanese attacks on the strong northeastern forts guarding the road and rail line into the port.
Desperate to relieve Port Arthur, Czar Nicolas II ordered the Russian Baltic Fleet under Adm. Rozhestvensky, based in St Petersburg and Krondstadt, to steam three quarters of the way around the globe to succor the beleaguered fortress.
Port Arthur had become, said a Russian journalist, `a living hell.’ Only 5,000 Russians were still capable of combat.
www.ericmargolis.com /archives/2004/10/port_arthur_the_1.php   (1530 words)

 The Port of Orange - Orange, Texas
The Port of Orange became a deep-water port, open to the Gulf of Mexico and the world's oceans in 1916 when a 25-foot channel through Sabine Lake, past Sabine Pass, and out to the Gulf of Mexico was completed.
The opposition came from Port Arthur, a new port created by the gift of the Port Arthur ship channel to the government by John W. Gates and the Kansas City Railroad.
Port Arthur had become a sub-port of entry and opposed the use of her new ship channel by other cities attempting to develop their own deep water facilities.
www.portoforange.com /history.html   (1086 words)

 Tour of Tasmania: Port Arthur
Port Arthur was established as a convict settlement and soon became Australia's largest, in operation from the 1830 until 1877.
To the south of Port Arthur is Remarkable Cave, created by wave action, and the start of a four to five hour (return) walk to Crescent Bay.
Port Arthur is a 90 minute drive from Hobart, but visitors are well advised to stay overnight on the peninsula.
tourtasmania.com /content.php?id=portarthur   (248 words)

 PORT ARTHUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Port Arthur holds great historical significance within the history of Tasmania.
There are a few places to stay in Port Arthur including motel style accommodation, with many of the accommodation places and local pubs serving food.
Port Arthur is a place which you should definitely visit, as it has such a strong atmosphere and feel to the area.
www.australianexplorer.com /port_arthur.htm   (277 words)

 Prt Arthur LNG - Project overview
Port Arthur LNG would be capable of delivering between 1.5 and 3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per day of natural gas.
The Port Arthur LNG project would include two unloading docks for ships and three to six full containment storage tanks and associated equipment in order to transform the LNG back to its gaseous state.
Construction of the more than $800 million Port Arthur LNG project could begin as early as 2007, provided commercial arrangements are finalized.
www.sempralng.com /Pages/Terminals/PortArthur/default.htm   (231 words)

 ATSDR - PHA - State Marine of Port Arthur, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
The State Marine of Port Arthur National Priorities List site, is a 17.197-acre former barge cleaning facility on a small peninsula in the northeastern part of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas.
The State Marine of Port Arthur National Priorities List site (State Marine) is a former barge cleaning facility on the small peninsula east of State Highway 87 and Old Ferry Road in the northeastern part of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas (Figure 1).
All reported using water from the City of Port Arthur municipal supply; however, the water main had broken at the time of our site visit and businesses and individuals were having to bring in bottled or other potable water (trucked in water) for domestic and other uses.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/portarthur/por_p1.html   (5908 words)

 Port Arthur Massacre - Lies Exposed Part 1
Well it is about Port Arthur, but there are a number of disturbing similarities between the two cases, especially in terms of media behaviour at the time of each atrocity, and the use of faked video footage to reinforce the official story of the day.
They were also very discreet the day after the massacre, when the world’s tabloid media descended on Port Arthur like a pack of ravenous dogs, snapping and growling for any picture they could get hold of in order to meet their respective deadlines in London and New York.
The only way to avenge our dead in Port Arthur is to force a Royal Commission on the matter and drag witnesses kicking and screaming into the dock, including certain members of the Tasmanian police force.
www.biblebelievers.org.au /palies1.htm   (3648 words)

 Port Arthur Massacre - Government and Media Lies Exposed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Despite the fact that he has never been charged with any offence relating to Port Arthur, the police refuse to restore his gun dealer licence on the grounds that he, and his wife Dorothy, are not suitable people to handle firearms.
In the aftermath of the Port Arthur massacre, government went to great lengths to ignore or suppress all evidence suggesting that the official story of the day was unsubstantiated rubbish.
Interestingly and with profound implications for Port Arthur, fake video footage was put to air by the BBC “for the first time ever” many months after Yvonne Fletcher’s murder, in what appeared to be an attempt to cement the lies and calculated deceptions about her death forever in the minds of the British public.
www.wealth4freedom.com /truth/4/psyop.htm   (3682 words)

 Port Arthur, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Port Arthur also known as "The Land Of The Trill" is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolitan area and is situated in southeast Texas.
Port Arthur experienced an economic decline under the corrupt administration of Mayor J.P. "Pink" Logan.
Port Arthur has yet to recover from the effects of Pink Logan's political machine, and the city faces great challenges in the future given the predicted increase in hurricane activity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Port_Arthur,_Texas   (852 words)

 Port Arthur - Australia
Port Arthur is located on the Tasman Peninsula, which is to the south east of the island, 60 miles south east of Hobart.
Port Arthur is located on a beautiful natural harbour, which the road caresses on the journey south, This can be explored on a cruise or even by seaplane which operate here..
Book your hotel in Port Arthur using this direct and easy access to a range of hotels, complete with up-to-date availability information.
www.auinfo.com /port-arthur.htm   (273 words)

 A Port Arthur Massacre
They all come to the same conclusion and agree that the Port Arthur massacre was staged for a purpose and a government cover-up has resulted in the incarceration of a man who was not the murderer of 35 innocent victims on that fateful day.
In the 10 years since the massacre at Port Arthur, Tasmania, the authorities continue to ignore concerns that there is no hard evidence to implicate Martin Bryant as the gunman.
PORT ARTHUR V2 After reading Mullen's psychiatric evaluation, one of Australia's senior counter-terror experts, who had himself investigated the case, observed to this news service on the subject of Bryant ostensibly having learned all he knew about weaponry and tactics from "survival magazines":
home.overflow.net.au /~nedwood/portarthur.html   (3015 words)

 Port Arthur Historic Site >> HISTORY >> Convict Life
The Port Arthur penal settlement began life as a small timber station in 1830.
Originally designed as a replacement for the recently closed timber camp at Birches Bay, Port Arthur quickly grew in importance within the penal system of the colonies.
Port Arthur also expanded geographically as the convicts pushed further into the encircling hills to extract the valuable timber.
www.portarthur.org.au /pashow.php?ACTION=Public&menu_code=400.100   (253 words)

 City of Port Arthur Municipal Court
The City of Port Arthur Municipal Court has the responsibility for all Class C complaints and tickets, docketing and processing charges filed by citizens, law enforcement personnel and the City’s animal/ environmental officers within the corporate limits of the City of Port Arthur.
Port Arthur Police Station at 645 4th Street, Port Arthur, TX.
If you have been charged with a moving violation, you may be eligible to attend a Driving Safety Course for the dismissal of that citation.
www.portarthurpd.com /court.html   (605 words)

 Thorup . . . Photographs of Port Arthur, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In 1995, the city of Port Arthur was formed when railroad magnet Arthur Stilwell chose the site in a dream, as the southern terminus of his Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Gulf Railroad.
This structure build in 1915 is the first women's clubhouse in Port Arthur and is still in use by the Federated Women's Clubs.
Although only 5 percent of the Orientals in Port Arthur are Buddhist (the other 95 percent are Catholic), the cultural impact in the community has been great.
thorup.com /thingstodo.html   (1999 words)

 Port Arthur, Texas
Port Arthur, Texas is located on the northwest shore of Lake Sabine, which is just nine miles from the Gulf of Mexico.
This is City named after Arthur E. Stilwell, a rich Kansas City financier, who was instrumental in building the railroad to the edge of this town site.
Port Arthur Convention and Visitors Bureau sells an area Waters Guide showing many excellent locations to catch more than 25 varieties of freshwater and saltwater fish, along with charts, marina, fuel and services information.
www.lnstar.com /mall/txtrails/porta.htm   (976 words)

 Port Arthur Historic Site - Discover Tasmania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Between 1830 and 1877 about 12,500 transported convicts were imprisoned at Port Arthur, on the shores of a beautiful bay and set against the tranquil hills and forest of the Tasman Peninsula.
One in seven convicts at Port Arthur died there - you can take a cruise to the Isle of the Dead, where convicts and civilians were buried (you need to make special arrangements to go ashore).
Close to Port Arthur there is a wildlife park and dramatic rock formations on the coast.
www.discovertasmania.com.au /home/index.cfm?siteid=403   (236 words)

 PAPD - Administration
The Port Arthur Police Department is currently under the command of Chief of Police Mark Blanton.
The Port Arthur Police Department's Internal Affairs Division is mandated to investigate allegations of misconduct against employees of the Port Arthur Police Department.
The JCNTF is comprised of members from the Port Arthur, Beaumont, Groves, Nederland, and Port Neches Police Departments and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
www.portarthurpd.com /admin.html   (641 words)

 GOVERNMENT COVER - UP AT PORT ARTHUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
As one of the first Port Arthur staff members to enter the Broad Arrow Cafe after the massacre, the carnage came as a shock, but Wendy's extensive prior experience enabled her to cope admirably with the injured and the dead.
The events at Port Arthur had a run-on affect on the injured, on the relatives of the dead, and on hundreds of thousands of sporting shooters, most of whom would much prefer full disclosure.
Though improbable, the truth is that a pre-meditated operation was launched at Port Arthur with the express intent of murdering sufficient innocent citizens to set a new world record.
vialls.net /portarthur/portarthurgovcovup.html   (3706 words)

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