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:;..oM THE Swansea Coal Market,




The Docks consist of the Prince of Wiilbb Dud., the North Duck, and the South Dock; each equipped With modem appliances for the rapid loading and UP loading: of vessels. The Entrance Channel to the Harbaur is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The New King's DOCK capalie of accommodating the largest vessels "tioa is expected to be opened for traffic this year. The.Quays are 19,000 feet in length a 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 Rbondda and Swansea Bay Uaiiways. There are 23 Coal Tips, and So Hydrat.dic. ^team and Hand Cranes* Swansea is the Centre of the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent F UCi Works in bwansea than at any other port in the Kingdom and the Fuel is held in high repute in Continental and other markecs, Tifere is a Large Area of Land available for Fuel Works, Creosote Works Saw M.lis and other commercial purposes. Lmes of Steamers run between Swansea and the following ports, viz. :— New York, Baltimore l'hiladelpbia, binga- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki, Riogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santas Kosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ayres, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, Hamburg Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp. Treport, Houen, Nantes, Bordeaux, Oporto, Lisbon, betubal. Barcelona, U enoa., Leghorn, Venice, Trieste, Fiume, ports in Greece, Constantinople and other Turkish pcrts Galatz, Ihraii, Odessa, Bate urn, ^Alexai-dria &c. Withm the Harbour are Eight Graving Docks. Extensive provision has been made for the Fish Trade, in the bouth Dock. The Swansea Fleet now numbers about 80 Stnam Trawlers in addition tc Liners and Smacks. Pilotage.-The Trustees are uhe Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noncom- pulsory, both inward and outwards. Rates and Charges, —are moderate. The Mumbles Lightheus-e Signai Station is worked by the Trustees. Vessels calling for orders can cumin umuaie 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 } o'at connected with the Port and Harbour, apply to- WILLIAM LAW, General Manager Regist red Address tor Telegrams- LAW" SWANSEA.