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BARRY CARPENTERS AND JOINERS.

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BARRY DEBATING SOCIETY.

WELSHMEN AND EDUCATION.

ROUGH CUSTOMERS.

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BARKY DOCK POLICE j.:''':-f…

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NEW GRAVING DOCK AT BARRY. FACILITIES FOR REPAIRS AT THE PORT. EXTENSIVE ADDITION. The new dry dock which has been in course of construction for some time past by Messrs Price and Wills, contractors, was put into use sans cercmonie on Friday last. Built for the Barry Graving Dock and Engineering Company, Limited, the new dock will be an extensive addition to that company's conveniences for ship repairing. Hitherto when any very lengthy steamer has been placed under repair it has occupied the whole of the space capable of accommodating four ordinary-sized vessels at the company's dry dock, and oftentimes this has occasioned delay to other steamers awaiting repairs through their not being able to obtain a berth. The dock will, however, supply a great necessity and obviate any delay, the Ungth of the new dock being such that a steamer 620 feet in length may be comfortably berthed within it. Its total length is 627 feet 8 inches, and its situation on the southern side of the company's workshops is very accommodating for these. It is so constructed that it may be used as a double dock, when there will be room for two vessels 304 feet and two 316 feet respectively. This permits the company to dry dock eight large steamers at the same time. At high-water spiing tides the depth of water inside is 27 feet 9 inches, and at high-water neap tides 19 feet 3 inches. It is 65 feet in breadth. At the entrance to the dock there is huge floating caisson, supported by strong iron boxes or tanks. This was built by the famous r. firm of Messrs R. Stephenson, Newcastle-on- Tyne. The dock was designed by Sir J. Wolfe- Barry, K.C.B., whose resident representatives are Mr R. C. H. Davidson and Mr P. R. Warren. The work of construction was com- menced in 1896. Alongside, on land running between the old and new docks, the workshops have been greatly extended, and the arrange- ments for carrying out repairing work made in every way complete. The first steamer to enter was the Isabel, of London, to which extensive repairs will be made.

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