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The Incorporated.




The Docks consist of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Dock, and the South Dock eacb equipped with modein appliance? for the rapid loading pnd re- loading of vessels. The EntranceaChannel to the Hacbjur is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The New King's DOCK capalle of accommodating the largest vessels afloat is expected to be opened for traffic this year. The Quaysaare I9,000^feetjn length The Warehouses contain a floor area of 283,000 square feet. The Railways ofthe Trust have direct connections with the Great Western, London and North Western, Midland, and Bhoodda and Swanssa Bay Railways, There are 26 Coal Tips, and 80 Hydraulic* Steam and Hand Cranes Swanea is the Centre.of the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patents F uei 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.f Lilies of Steamers run between Swansea and the following ports, viz. New York, Baltimore Philadelphia, Singa- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki, liiogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santas Kosaxio, Montevideo, Buenos Ayres, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, Hamburg Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Treport, Bouen, Nantes, Bordeaux, Oporto Lisbon, Setubal, Barcelona, Genoa, Leghorn, Venice, Trieste, Fiume, ports in Greece, Constantinople and other Turkish ports CahMz. Ibrail, Odessa, Batoum, Aiexirdria &c. Within the Harbour are Nine Graving Docks. Extensive provision has been made for the Fish Traoe, in the South Dock. The Swansea Fleet now numbers about 80 Strain Trawlers in addition to Liners and Smacks. Trustees are the Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noncom- pulsory, both inward and outwards. Rates and Charges „ —ar<-» moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Signai Statiun is now worked by Lloyd's. Vessels calling for orders can communicate with their Owners without lowering a boat—good and sheltered free anchorage being found under 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 Address Jo1* Telegrams- LAw" SWANSEA.

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