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OFFICES: 60, CRACECHURCH ST., LONDON, & ALEXANDRA DOCKS, NEWPORT, MON.
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Six to eight feet, with railway communication from alongside to all parts.
Nine at work and one more in course of construction, some capable of docking the largest vessels afloat.
The Bute Docks are replete with Machinery and Appliances of the most improved type, Movable Coal Staiths and Movable Cranes are used, whereby Coal, Iron Ore, &c, can be shipped and unshipped from two or more hatchways at the same time.
The Roath Dock, which was opened on 24th August, 1887, will accommodate the largest sized vessels, and has excellent provision for an Import and Export Trade. The London and North Western, Midland, and Great Western Railways, in addition to the local Railways, have direct communication from the Ship's side. There is upwards of 7,000 feet of quay space, with ample depth, available for Deal Yards, &c., and Storage of other Goods. Ware. houses and Transit Sheds are being erected for the Storage of Provisions and other valuable articles.
Cardiff is the Third Largest Port for the quantity of Shipping cleared, and the Premier Port in the World for the Shipment of Coal.
The Dock Charges at the Bute Docks are much below the average of our great ports; and as vessels can always procure an outward cargo to nearly any Port in the World without changing docks, the advantages are obvious.
Cardiff is the Natural Port for Birmingham and the Midland District, and the Bute Docks Company are prepared to receive, warehouse, issue warrants, and forward any goods consigned to them for shipment or unshipment.
Cold Storage.-Good accommodation is provided for the storage of Dead Meat, &c., &c.
The Bute Docks are the only docks situated in the Town of Cardiff. Vessels using the Bute Docks thereby save their Owners and Captains from loss of time ią making journeys between their Vessels and the Consul's, Merchants' and Brokers' Offices, Banks, Custom House, Post Office, &c., &c., all of which offices are adjacent to the Bute Docks.
The fullest information on all matters will be readily given on application to
THE BUTE DOCKS COMPANY, CARDIFF.
Swansea, you may depend upon it, is destined to become the Ocean Port
The affairs of the Port of Swansea are administered by a Public Trust, and
The Prince of Wales' Dock possesses one of the largest and deepest Locks in
The Number of Vessels that entered and cleared in 1888 was 9,066, of 2,491,666
The total Trade of the Port in imports and exports in 1888 amounted to
These important increases are, to a very great extent, due to the excellent
The quantity of Copper smelted in the Local Works in a year is about
On the completion of the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway, Swansea will be
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.