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THE I Swansea Coat Market,

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A. 1II>!III- The: Docks ^consist, of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Dock, and the South Dock each equipped with modem sppiianeep for the rapid loading and l)I;. oading: of vessels. The Entrance Channel to the tiarbjur is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The New King's DOCK capaUe ji accommodating the largest vessels afloa is expected to be opened for traffic this vear. The Quays are 19,000 feet in length The Warehouses contain a floor area of 288,000 square feet. The Railways of the Trust have direct connections with the Great Western, London and North \Ve?vt Midland, and Hbotidda and Swane-ta Bay railways. There are 26 Coal Tips? and 80 Hydraaiie* Steam and Hand Granes. Swansea is the Centre.of the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent" fryei Works in Swansea than at any other port in the Kingdom and the Fuel is held in high repute in Oontinental^and 0tbrl markeGS. There is a Larjge Ar<M,Of tLajf-Ct available for Fuel Works, Creosote Works Saw Mills and other commercial purposes,fp 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, Srmtps Bosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ayres, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, Hamburg Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp. Treport, Kouen, 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 30 Steam Trawlers in addition to Liners and Smacks. Pilotagc«-'rhe Trustees are the Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is rioncoxu- pulsory, both inward and outwards. Rates and Charges. -up moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Signai Station is worked by the Trustees. Vessels calling for orders can communicate with their Owners without lowering a boat—good and sheltered free anchorage being found. unuer 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 tc— WILILIAM LAW, General Manager Begist red Addresser Telegrams- •LAW' SWANSEA.