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------THE Swansea Coal Market,…




The^DockS.eousisii of the Prince of VV ales iiock, ibe Moclb Dock, ynd the South Dock; each equipped with rnorkrn appiianee? for the rapid loedmg and wi- loading^ of vessels. The Entrance Channel to tue Harbaur is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The Kew Kirsg?s Dscic Ie of sccoHnro(iatH?g the largest vessels atJCI;1 18 expected to be opened for t-raffic this year. 5 are 12,000 feet in kngtb The WAVC- hous r,.S contain a ficor area of ^b8,0C0 square feet. The Railways of the Trust have direct coDneciions xsrith the Great Western, London and North WeHe-rc, Midland, and Bbondda and bwaniaa B^y Railway;?. The?"1 are 26 TipSj, and H}§rtraaHc, S tm@m Hancl Orant)^ Swansea is the Anthracite triet. Tbere are more F u i Works in bwanssa than at any other jjoct in the Kingdom and the Fuel is held in high repute in Contmantol^and other markecs, Tlere is a a r g e r P, -a' Land available for b-tiel Works, Creosote Works Saw Mais and other commercial purposes. Elites 'of Steamers rua between Swansea and the following ports, viz. :— New York, Baltimore Philadelphia, Singa- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki Hiogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santas Hosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ayres, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, Hamburg Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Treport, Bouen, Nantes, Bordeaux, Oporto liisbon, Setubah Barcelona, Genoa, Leghorn, Venice, Trieste, Fiume, ports in Greece, Constantinople and other Turkish ports Galafcz, Ibrail, Odessa, Batoum,Alexandria &0. Withm the Harbour are Mine Graving Docks. Extensive -provision has been made for the Fish Trade in the feouth Dock. The Swansea Fleet now numbers about 80 Steam Trawlers in addition to Liners at d Smacks. 'he Trustees are "ha tege Authority, Pilotage is noncoru- puisory, both inward and outwards. Rates and .Charges. —an- moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Signal 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 UDuer the Mumbles Head, at any state of the tide The Trustees have erected on the Mumbles Head a Reect Fog Horsnt Signal giving three blasls of about two seconds' duration in quick succession every two minutes. For information on an point: connected with the Port and Harbour, apply to- I L L I A LAW, General Manager Regist red Address for Telegrams— LAw,, SWANSEA. j