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The docks consist of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Deck, and the South Dock each equipped With modem appliance? for the rapid loading and up- loading^ of vessels. <§• The Entrance Channel to thE Harbour 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. 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 Rhondda and Swansea Bay Hallways. There are 23 Coal Tins, and to Hydraulic, bteam and Hand Cranes, Swansea is the Centre of the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent Fuel Works in bwansea than at any other port m the Kingdom and the Fuel is held in high repute in Continental and ofchet markeos, Tiiere is a Large A re, a of Land available for Fuel Works, Creosote Works Saw M.lls and other commercial purposes. Lines of Steamers run between bwansea and the following ports, viz. New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, binga- pore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki, liiogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santas tiosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ay res, Ports tiosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ay res, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, "Hamburg Amsterdam, Kotterdam, Ai-twerp, Treport, Kouen, Nantes, Bordeaux, Oporto, Lisbon, betubal. Barcelona, Oenoa, Leghorn, Venice, Trieste, Fiume, ports in Greece, Constantinople and other Turkish ports Galatz, Ibrail, Odessa, Bafcoum, Alejui;dna &c. Within 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 30 bteam Trawlers in addition to L.ners unu Smacks. Pilotage,-fhe Trustees are vhe Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noucoio- cl y pulsory, both inward and outwards. Rates and Charges. -.r^ moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Bignai Station is worked by the Trustees. Ve ssels calling for orders can communicate with their Owners without lowering a boa t—good and sheltered free anchorage being found unaer 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 eonnectad with the Port and Harbour, apply to- WILLIAM LAW, General Manager Regist red Address tor Telegrams— LAw SWANSEA.