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Ernie Hatcher, departing Swansea in 1975 to become Docks Engineer Ayr & Troon
receives a leaving gift from Brian Flower, Docks Engineer, Swansea & Port Talbot.
Also included in the photo are Peter Jubb, Pat Jones, Bill Lewis, Jim Hanson, Ken Shaw,
John Edwards, Bessie Bevan, Paul Mabbett and Don Booth

Left to right:- Jim Hanson, Bessie Bevan, Bill Lewis, Ken Shaw, Frank Fordham, Duncan Edgell,  Gerald Bond,
Don Booth, Keith Langdon (Port Engineer), Haydn Davies, Arthur John, Clive Rees and Myrna Williams

Jean Glaister, Trevor Phillips, Capt. Jack White, Capt. Clive White, and Dock Manager Bill King

Training Course at Kings Lynn 1970s
Front row:- on the left is Frank Fordham; 2nd from left is Ron Humphreys; 5th from left is
Bob Collins, and 3rd from the right is Colin Perry. Frankie Quinn,
who kindly sent us this photo, is 3rd from the left in the back row.

Bob Collins, Commercial Manager Swansea & Port Talbot from
 1979 until his retirement in 1998


Keith Langdon, appointed Docks Engineer, Swansea in 1965
and re-designated Docks Engineer, Swansea & Port Talbot upon the
amalgamation of the two ports in 1971, was promoted to Chief Docks Engineer, South Wales Ports (based in Cardiff) in 1973

Dock & Harbour Master Capt. Jack White pictured in 1975
with a selection of his paintings

George Spillane, Traffic & Coal Shipping
staff representative

Eddie Sparkes Retirement Presentation, 1982
Included in the picture are Paul Ellery, Peter Thomas, Alec Hitchings, John Heap,
Eddie Sparkes, Sid Griffiths, Mrs. Sparkes, Brian Harris, and Bryan Thomas

Bill King presenting a silver tray to Stores Supervisor Reg Stevens upon his retirement in 1980

Bill King presenting a retirement gift to David Vaughan in 1975

Brian Flower (right) presenting a retirement cheque to Ken Shaw

Bill Faraday receiving his retirement tray from Bill King in 1980.
Also included in the photo areTrevor Charles, Sid Griffiths, Cyril Jenkins, Peter Jones and Jack Taylo

Hazel Ball on her retirement day in 1987

Left to right:- Brian Flower, Viv Howells, Glyn Morgan,
Bill Lewis,and Cliff Harvey

Docks Manager Bill King presents a clock to
Bryn Henson upon his retirement in 1972

John Edwards’ retirement after 38 years’ service
Left to right:- Brian Flower (Port Engineer), Ken Williams, Hilary Hughes, Connie Nichols,
Barbara Chudleigh, John Edwards , Ron Warner, Maureen Thomas & Bob Collins.


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