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The Docks-consist of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Dock, and the South Dock each equipped with modern appliances for the rapid loading and un- loading of vessels. The Entrance.Channel 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 19,000jeetfin length The Warehouses contain a floor area of 283,000 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, Steam and Hand Cranes, Swansea Is the Centreiof the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent Fuel 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 Area:of 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 Xork, Baltimore Philadelphia, Singa- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki, Biogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santos Rosario, 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.Alexandria &c. 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 are the Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noncom- pulsory, both inward and outwards.^ Rates and Charges, -are moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Signal Station is now worked by Lloyd's. Vessels callin for orders can communicate with their Owners without lowering a boat—good and sheltered free anchorage being found unaer 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' duration in quick succession every two minutes. For information on any point connected with the Port and Harbour, apply to- WILLIAM LAW, General Manager Registered Addressifor Telegrams- LAw," SWANSEA.