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The photos on this page were taken by Hugh Llewellyn.
He also has photos on our Docks Railway section
 
 

British Freedom
BP Tanker Co. oil tanker "British Freedom", 11,207 tons
gross, 16,170 tons dwt, built 1950, diesel engine, in Swansea Bay,
12/65. Scanned photograph taken with Kowa SET camera.

 

 Alexandra Towing Co. "Austerity" type tug "Brambles", 242
tons gross, built 1942, steam reciprocating engine, helps manoeuvre an
oil tanker in Swansea Docks, 12/65. Scanned
photograph taken with KowaSET camera.

 

The shot of 'British Freedom' in the winter sun is such a wonderful image.

 

Brambles and Caswell
Two steam reciprocating engined tugs of the Alexandra
Towing Co. at Swansea Docks, 12/65: on the left is "Austerity" type
tug "Brambles", 242 tons gross, built 1942, and on the right is
"Caswell", 186 tons gross, built 1930. Scanned photograph taken with
Kowa SET camera.

 

Cerinthus
Hadley Shipping Co. oil tanker "Cerinthus", 12,174 tons
gross, 18,027 tond dwt, built 1954, steam turbines, at Swansea
Docks,12/65. Scanned photograph taken with Kowa SET camera

 

Dredger Afan at Swansea Docks, 12/65. Scanned
photograph taken with Kowa SET camera.

 

The shot of 'British Freedom' in the winter sun is such a wonderful image.

 
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