Swansea and Port Talbot Docks History

General Engineering & Electric Welding ( Swansea ) Ltd. (3)

This page shows a selection of photographs of workshops workforce & Staff.

Ocean Dry Dock fitters 1917. ( The photo is slightly damaged ).


Ocean Dry Dock fitting shop 1920.

Bert Curtis and Ivor Parry Bending a bar in the workshop.

From the left, Jacky Gordon, Stewart Price and Ivor Moore.

Jack Jones, Foreman Shipwright and Geoff Britton.

Jack Hart - machinist.

George Jones on the right.

General Engineering Company van.

Volunteers to fire the boilers of the pumping station during the 1926 strike. On the right Clifford Jones.

Clifford Jones next to a policeman during the 1926 strike.

Clifford Jones second right, outside the South Dock Power Station.

General Engineering Swansea employees in the 1950s.

Included in the photo are :- Billy Quick, Morris Tanner, Dick Lock, David Tanner, Tommy Quick, Billy Bunster, Harry Ward, Bert Curtis, George Bowen, Raymond Davies, Jimmy Lenihan, Ivor Moore, Len Kartlin, Ivor Parry, Steven Price, Stewart Price, Ivor Morris, Jack Hart, Des Slocombe, Jack Gordon, Len O'Shea, Jack Jones, and Roy Stanley.

Standing on the lock gates left to right :- Emmett Malloy, Tommy Mathews and George Jones..

Group on a day out to the races. ( Includes Bill Turner & Arthur Price).

Jim Price of Trinity House, later to become
Marine Superintendent, Swansea Docks.

Bob Scott & Bill Turner.

Office Staff, Brenda, Jack Hewitt, Jack Crabtree & Hazel Govia.

Harbour Office presentation, including George Jones, Sydney Evans, Bryn Henson, Alex Simpson, Hubert Joseph and Dockmaster Capt. Lew Rowe.

 Campbell & Isherwood dinner-dance, with George & Margery Jones 2nd & 3rd from the right. In front of George Jones is Ken Beer, Manager of Campbell & Isherwood, Swansea, and extreme left is Tommy Mathews.

Bill Turner, Margery Jones, George Jones & Len Kartlin. Photo taken in the back room of the Somerset Hotel.


Model  ship made by George Jones.

Inner Dowsing Light Ship under tow.

 Tide books issued by the Ocean Dry Dock Company & Harris Bros' of the Cambrian Dry Docks.


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