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THE Swansea. Coal Market,

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TheClOocksIconsist of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Dock, and the South Dock each equipped with modern appliance? for the rapid loading and^ up- loading: of vessels. The Entrance Channel to the Hacbour is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The New King's DOCK capable of accommodating the largest vessels afioa is expected to be opened for traffic this year. ThC.Quays are 19,000 feet in length 0 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 Western, Midland, and Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railways. There are 26 Coal Tips, .and SO Hydraulic, Steam ..a.nd ;Hand Cranes. Swansea Is the Centre.of the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent Fuel Works in Swansea thau 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 Mais and other commercial purposes. Lines of Steamers run between Swansea and the following ports, viz. New York, Baltimore Philadelphia, Singa- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasak i Hiogo, 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, Oporto4 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 801 d Smacks. Pilotage.The Trustees are he Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noncom- pulsory, both inward and outwards. Rates and [Charges, —are 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 nnuer 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 iwith the Port and Harbour, apply to- :WILLIAM LAW, General Manager Regist red. Address for Telegrams- u LAW^' SWANSEA,