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Memorial to the Merchant Navy and Fishermen.

This Memorial is dedicated to the merchant seamen and fishermen who lost their lives in World War 2. The Swansea Merchant Navy Association took eight years to raise the money for the granite and marble memorial.

The memorial was designed by local sculptor Philip Chatfield.

Memorial with the Norwegian Church in the background.

Sculpture of a Merchant Seaman. ( Photos by Ron Tovey )

Inscription.  ( Photo Ron Tovey )

View of the memorial from Langdon Road.

View of the memorial from Kings Road.

Names of Merchant seamen and Fishermen who lost their lives.

An anonymous verse.

Sculpture portraying the Merchant Navy Seamen.

Sculpture portraying the Fishermen.


Norwegian Church.

New entrance to Langdon Road from Fabians Way.

                          New walkway in front of J Shed                                                   The second hotel on the dock well under construction

A Dredger clearing the channel for the new entrance to the Prince of Wales Dock.  Photo by Cyril Randel.

Trafalgar Bridge crossing the River Tawe..

Notice on the South Dock side of the bridge.

View across the Prince of Wales Dock with Port Tennant in the background.   Photo by Cyril Randel

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