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The Docksloonsist of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Dock, and the South Dock each equipped with modern appliance? for the rapid loading and un- loading of vessels. The Entrance.Channei to the Harbour is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The New King's DOCK capable of accommodating the largest vessels afloat is expected to be opened for traffic this year. The Quays are 19,OCO feet in length The Warehouses oontain a floor area of 288,000 square feet. The Railways of the Trust have direct connections with the Great Western, London and North Western, Midland, and Rhondda and Swansaa Bay Railways. There are 26 Coal Tips, and 80 Hydraulic, steøm and Hand Cranes Swansea Is the Centreaof the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent Fuet Works in Swansea than at any other port in the Kingdom and the Fuel is held in high repute in Continental and other markets. There is a Large Arealof Land available for Fuel Works, Creosote Works Saw Mills and other commercial purposes. Lines of Steamers run between Swansea and the following ports, viz. New York, Baltimore Philadelphia, Singa- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki, Hiogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santas liosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ayres, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, Hamburg Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Treport, Rouen, Nantes, Bordeaux, Oporto, Lisbon, Setubal. Barcelona, Genoa, Leghorn, Venice, Trieste, Fiume, ports in Greece, Constantinople and other Turkish ports Galatz, Ibrail, Odessa, Batoum, Alexu dria &o. Within the Harbour are Nine Graving Docks. Extensive provision has been made for the Fish Trade, in the South Dock. The Swansea Fleet now numbers about 80 Steam Trawlers in addition to Liners and Smacks. Pilotage.The Trustees IUI) the Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noacort- pulsory, both inward and outwards. ,cs. -a Rates and Charg moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Hignai Station is now worked by Lloyd's. Vessels calling for orders can communicate with their Owners without lowering a boatâgood and sheltered free anchorage being found nnaer the Mumbles Head at any state of the tide The Trustees have erected on the Mumbles Head a Reed Fog Horn Signal giving three blasts of about two seconds' durati n in quick succession every two minutes. For information on any poiur connected with the Port and Harbour, apply to- WILLIAM LAW, General Manager Registered Address for Telegramsâ < LAW SWANSEA.