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"Swansea, you may depend upon it, is destined to become the Ocean Port
The Dock accommodation at Swansea consists of the North, South, and Prince
The Prince of Wales' Dock, constructed for vessels of the largest burthen,
The Number of Vessels which entered and cleared in 1889 was 9, 280, of 2,603.333
The total Trade of the Port in imports and exports in 1889 amounted to
The quantity of Copper smelted in the Local Works in a year is about
By the completion of the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway, Swansea is now
The Mumbles Lighthouse Signal Station is connected with the Post Office
For information on any point connected with the Port and Harbour apply to
Registered Address of Telegrams: "DIXON, SWANSEA."
N.B.-TOWN DUES and BRIDGE TOLLS now abolished.
Manufacturers and Sole Proprietors of
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National Antifouling Composition,
Specially Prepared for North Atlantic, Baltic, and Home Trades.
Crystal Palace, 1884.
PATENT SOAPSTONE COMPOSITION,
The most reliable Paint against atmospheric influences. The cheapest and best protective Paint manufactured.
Quick drying. Ready for use. Price 30s. per cwt.
Manufacturers of HOLZAPFEL'S Genuine
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57, Fenchurch Street, London, E.C. LIVERPOOL, CARDIFF, AND GLASGOW,
THIS is the fifth issue of the "Shipping World Year Book." Important additions and improvements upon former editions have been made; and the present volume contains THE TARIFFS OF ALL NATIONS, AND OF THE COLONIES, completely revised up to November 15th; THE FIRST COMPLETE PORT AND HARBOUR DIRECTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES ever published, and A DIRECTORY OF THE PRINCIPAL PORTS OF THE WORLD, giving Accommodation, Charges, Tides, Trades, Pilotage, Towage, and Officials; with all necessary information required by Masters, Engineers, and Merchants.
The book also contains, with other information :Almanack, Admiralty Notes, Agreements, Astronomical Definitions, Balance Sheet of Commerce, a list of British Consuls abroad, and of American Consuls in the United Kingdom; a Table of Consular Fees, Digest of Shipping Acts, Documents required for Clearing Ships, Engineering Notes, Information regarding the Examination of Masters and Engineers, Foreign Moneys, Weights and Measures, Foreign Mails, Freights, Imports and Exports, Instruments of the Weather, Lighthouses, Load-Line Tables, Measurement of Ships, Merchant Shipping Act (Digest), Navies of Europe, Pilotage Laws, Public Debt of Foreign Countries, Powers of the Board of Trade, Postal Information, Rates of Freights, Removal of Wrecks, Sailing Rules, Shipping Terms (Commercial), Stamp Duties, the Suez Canal, Trade Statistics of the most recent dates, valuable scientific information, specially prepared tables, calculators and guides for men engaged in Commerce and Navigation.
The Pilotage and Towage rates are included in the Port Directory instead of under separate headings, thus enabling the reader to have at once before him all the information concerning each port.
We have again to make grateful acknowledgment to many of our subscribers, to the various port authorities of the United Kingdom and the Colonies, and throughout the world, and to Her Majesty's and the United States' Consuls abroad, for excellent and ungrudging service in correcting past errors, supplying new facts, and making the necessary alterations for this Edition of 1891.
Gresham Press Buildings,
25, Pilgrim Street,
Ludgate Hill, London.