Swansea & Port Talbot Docks History Website



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Contents

For ease of browsing the information contained in this site has been categorised under the following headings. Where possible the material from our contributors has also been included within these categories.

        SWANSEA

History            
  Canals
    Swansea Canal  
    Tennant Canal  
  Coal Shipping
  Docks
    Abernethy  
  Fishing Industry
  Maps
  Old Dock Images
  Old Aerial Dock Images
    1920s Images  
    1930s Images
    1940s Images
    1950s Images
    1960s Images
  Tir John Power Station
  The origin of names at Swansea Docks
  Wartime
    World War 1  
  Frank Hopkins
    World War 2  
  Damage to docks
  Damage to ships
  US Troops
  Albert Williams
Dock Locations      
  North Dock & New Cut
  North Dock & New Cut Bridges
  South Dock  
  Prince of Wales Dock  
  Construction & Opening
  Shipping in the Dock
  Queens Dock
  Kings Dock    
    Construction  
  Opening
  Lock Gates
  Railways  
  Low Level Railway
  Steam
  Working Rail Traffic
  Signal Boxes
  Monkey Bridge
  Dry Docks  
  New Development  
Dock Buildings    
  Harbour Office  
  Flying Angel  
  Norwegian Church  
  Mumbles Lighthouse  
Docks Operations            
Cargo Handling  
  Coal Shipping
  Fishing Industry  
  HM Customs  
  Port Health  
  Mission to Seamen  
  Shipping Agents  
  Baldwins  
Ships  
  Cargo vessels    
  Local ships  

Tankers
  Naval vessels  
  Dredgers  

Sand Dredgers
  Swansea-Cork Ferry  
  Pleasure Steamers  
    Pocketts        
  Campbells  
  Prince Ivanhoe
  Pilotage  
  Tugs  
  Alexandra Towing
  Alexandra Steam Tugs 1894-1929
  Alexandra Steam Tugs 1942-1958
  Alexandra Diesel Tugs
  Howard Smith and West Coast tugs
    Britannia  
    Paddle tugs  
  ss Capella        
People    
  Dock Managers  
  James Abernethy  
  Pilotage  
  Captain Bie  
  Personnel    
  Engineering Staff
  Eng, retirements
  Eng. Severances
  Eng. at play
  The Smiths 4 Generations
  Retired Staff Christmas lunches