Swansea and Port Talbot Docks History

Swansea Docks Engineering Staff - more photos

Boilermaker squad - foreman Charlie Grey, Anon, Tony Harrison, Anon, chargehand Hopkin Hopkins, Des Burns, Wally Evans, John Ware and Roy Jefferies.

Left to right, Ron Payne, Glyn Morgan, Dennis Davies and Jeff Lye. (Photo: Frankie James). Overhauling the turntable on number 15 coal hoist.

Con Rosser, Sid Greaves, Len Vaughan, Cliff Butt and Will Bevan. 

Foreman fitter Cliff Harvey outside the old Dockmaster's House which was his family home for many years. Prior to that it had been occupied by Chief Mechanical Foreman George Jones

Electrical engineering staff at Swansea Docks -Trevor Charles, Ray Smith, Mog Griffiths, Jock Doig, anon, Dick Jones, Sid Milligan, anon.

Inspection team - Anon, Jack Charlesworth, Phil Davies, George Morgan and John Pilot

Blacksmith Dai Thomas on the right assisted by Ronnie Payne.

Kings Dock coal hoist maintenance team Seated L to R :- Bill Owen, Frank James, Tommy Lloyd and Will Thomas. Standing L to R :- Ron Toulcher, Jeff Lye, Glyn Morgan, Alan Davies, Ken McColl and Albert Grey.

L to R Wire rope examiner Gwyn Nicholls, assisted by Joe Banfield and Len Vaughan

Ray Vaughan ( driver ) and Will Longman

Stores personnel L. to R. Assist. Manager Alf Logan, Stores Manager Reg Stevens, Worthy Hall, Cliff Davies, Edgar ? and Billy Edmunds.

Ferry Port team May 1990. Left to right :- Paul Smith, Alan Dicataldo, Viv Howells, Peter Lodwig, Phil Davies and Ron Robbins - first arrival of new service from Cork with very nervous giraffe from Fota wildlife park near Cork.

Brian Davies (Mechanical supervisor) & Ivor Lewis (Electrical Supervisor) switched off the water hydraulic pumps controlling the lock gates for the last time. A computerised oil hydraulic system has now been installed.

Jeff Manning, Ivor Lewis, Viv Howells, Gerald Samson, Bill Lewis, Kevin Hughes, Jack Taylor, Bill Tompkins, Glyn Morgan, Ben Spanner, John Pope and Graham Green.

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