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A NEW GRAVING DOCK FOR CARDIFF.

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A NEW GRAVING DOCK FOR CARDIFF. Messrs. Morel Bros. recently secured, on lease from the Marquess of Bute, a site for the construction of a new graving dock, which will be situate on tho south-east corner of the Ronth Basin. Tenders "le"8 recently invited for the carrying out of the work, and nine contractors sent in estimates. These were considered on Saturday, and the tender of Mr. Billups, of Cardiff, being the lowest estimate, was accepted. The dock is to be 600ft. long, 87fc. wide at the top, and 73ft, 6in. at the bottom. It is to be arranged with three caisson stops, so that when necessary it can be divided into either two or three compartments by trie use of the caissons. This is an advantage which is not possessed by the other graving docks at the port. It will permit of a vessel being kept high and dry in the upper portion of the dock for any length of time, while the lower portion can be used for lighter repairs. The deck will accommodate three average-size vessels length- wise, and two abreast. It will be worked in conjunction with the Bute Iron Works on the Ginal Wharf, which were recently purchased by Messrs. Morel and Company, who are there pre- paring large slips for building steamers, it. being their intention to carry on a large trade in shipbuilding and engine making. This firm aiso possesses at Treherbert a large foundry, at which all the heavy castings for ttoir engines and machinery will be turned out,. There are at present nineteen vessels belonging to this firm afloat and on the stocks, so that it is needless to dilate upon the advantages which will accrue to the town from so gigantic a concern, backed up with great, resources. The great advantage of a graving dock approached from the Koath Basin is that there is sufficient depth of water to take tlie largest vessel coming to Cardiff. In addition to the usual pumping arrangements for clearing a graving dock, there will, in this instance, be a culvert con- structed, so that when the tides permit the dock can be quickly emptied into the tideway without the expense of pumping. Thore' will be sufficient space around the dock to build large vessels and launch them side-ways into it. The dock will be one of the largest of the kind in the Bristol Channel, and is to be completed and ready for opening in July, 1884 Tlie engineer is Mr. James M'Connochie, of the Surrey Commercial Docks, London, who was also engineer for the junction graving dock at Cardiff.

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