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OFFICES: 60, CRACECHURCH ST., LONDON, & ALEXANDRA DOCKS, NEWPORT, MON.
BUTE DOCKS, CARDIFE
THE BUTE DOCKS COMPANY.
Bute West Dock
28 feet 9 inches 18 feet 9 inch Bute East Dock
Six to eight feet, with railway commu 28
cation from alongside to all parts Graving Docks and Floating? Nine at work and one more in course of construction Docks..
some capable of docking the largest vessels afloat. The Bute Dacks are replete with Machinery and Appliances of most improved type, Movable Coal Staiths and Movable Cranes are used, whe Coal, Iron Ore, &c, can be shipped and unshipped from two or more hatch at the same time.
The Roath Dock, which was opened on 24th August, 1887, will accomma the largest sized vessels, and has excellent provision for an Import and Exp Trade. The London and North Wes'ern, Midland, and Gr Western Railways, in addition to the local Railways, have direct communica from the ship's side. There is upwards of 7,000 feet of quay space, with ar depth, available for Heal Yards, &c., and Storage of other Goods. * a house- and Transit Sheds are being erected for the Storage of Provisions other valuable articles.
Cardiff is the Third Largest Port for the quantity of Shipping cleared, and
1,300.748 tons. Exports in 1888 at the Bute Docks
7,968,054 The Dock Charges at the Bute Docks are much below the average great ports; and as vessels can always procure an outward cargo to nearly Port in the world without changing docks, the advantages are obvious.
Cardiff is the Natural Port for Birmingham and the Midla District, and the Bute Docks Company are prepared to receive, w za hou-e, issue warrants, and forward any goods consigned to them for shipr or unshipment.
Cold Storage.-Good accommodation is provided for the storage of De
Vessels using the Bute Docks thereby save their owners and Captains from of time in making journeys between their Vessels and the Consul's, Mercha and Brokers' Offices, Banks, Custom House, Post Office, &c., &c., of which offices are adjacent to the Bute Docks.
The fallest information on all matters will be readily given application to
THE BUTE DOCKS COMPANY, CARDIFF
Swansea, you may depend upon it, is destined to become the Ocean Port
of England."-Sir H. HUSSEY VIVIAN, Bart., M.P.
See 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