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Swansea docks

Swansea Docks is the collective name for several docks in Swansea, Wales. [1]

53 relations: Alexandra of Denmark, Associated British Ports, Atlantic Ocean, Baglan Bay, Berth (moorings), BP, Cargo, Copper, County Cork, Crane (machine), Crymlyn Bog, Crymlyn Burrows, Dock (maritime), Dry dock, Dulais Valley, Edward VII, Fabian's Bay, Ferry, Forest, Goods shed, Great Western Railway, Ireland, Jersey Marine, Llandarcy, Lock (water transport), Mariculture, Maritime Quarter, Mineral, Mussel, National Assembly for Wales, Neath and Brecon Railway, Ore, Parc Tawe, Port Tennant, Powlesland and Mason (railway shunting contractors), Rhondda, Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway, Ringaskiddy, River Tawe, Roll-on/roll-off, SA1 Swansea Waterfront, Site of Special Scientific Interest, St Thomas, Swansea, Swansea, Swansea Beach, Swansea City Centre, Swansea Cork Ferries, Swansea Marina, Swansea University, Wakeboarding, ..., Wales, Warehouse, Wharf. Expand index (3 more) »

Alexandra of Denmark

Alexandra of Denmark (Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia; 1 December 1844 – 20 November 1925) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress consort of India as the wife of King-Emperor Edward VII.

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Associated British Ports

Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd owns and operates 21 ports in the United Kingdom, managing around 25 per cent of the UK's sea-borne trade.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.

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Baglan Bay

Baglan Bay (Welsh: Bae Baglan) is a part of the Swansea Bay coastline and a district of Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales.

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Berth (moorings)

A berth is a designated location in a port or harbour used for mooring vessels when they are not at sea.

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BP

BP plc, also referred to by its former name British Petroleum, is one of the world's six "supermajor" oil and gas companies.

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Cargo

The word cargo refers in particular to goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial gain – by ship, boat, or aircraft, although the term is now often extended to cover all types of freight, including that carried by train, van, truck, or intermodal container.

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Copper

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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County Cork

County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is the largest and southernmost county in Ireland.

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Crane (machine)

A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist rope, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally.

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Crymlyn Bog

Crymlyn Bog (Cors Crymlyn) is a nature reserve and a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest of international significance, near Swansea, south Wales.

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Crymlyn Burrows

Crymlyn Burrows is an area of land in Wales, UK to the east of Swansea city centre, and south of Crymlyn Bog.

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Dock (maritime)

A dock (from Dutch dok) is either the area of water between or next to a human-made structure or group of structures involved in the handling of boats or ships, usually on or close to a shore, or the structures themselves.

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Dry dock

A dry dock (sometimes dry-dock or drydock) is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform.

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Dulais Valley

The Dulais Valley, one of the South Wales Valleys, is traversed by the River Dulais in southwest Wales north of the town of Neath.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death.

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Fabian's Bay

Fabian's Bay was a natural tidal basin near the present day area of Port Tennant in Swansea, Wales.

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Ferry

A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Forest

A forest is a large area of land covered with trees or other woody vegetation.

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Goods shed

A goods shed is a railway building designed for storing goods before or after carriage in a train.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Jersey Marine

Jersey Marine is a village in Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales, UK located about east of Swansea.

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Llandarcy

Llandarcy is a village near Neath in Neath Port Talbot county borough, southwest Wales, and formerly the site of the UK's first oil refinery.

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Lock (water transport)

A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.

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Mariculture

Mariculture is a specialized branch of aquaculture involving the cultivation of marine organisms for food and other products in the open ocean, an enclosed section of the ocean, or in tanks, ponds or raceways which are filled with seawater.

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Maritime Quarter

The Maritime Quarter, or Swansea Marina, is a residential area of Swansea, Wales, UK located immediately south of the city centre shopping core.

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Mineral

A mineral is a naturally occurring substance that is solid and inorganic, representable by a chemical formula, usually abiogenic, and has an ordered atomic structure.

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Mussel

Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of clams or bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) is a devolved assembly with power to make legislation in Wales.

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Neath and Brecon Railway

The Neath and Brecon Railway linked the Vale of Neath Railway at Neath with the Brecon and Merthyr Railway at Brecon and also via a connection from Colbren Junction, it linked to the Swansea Vale Railway at Ynysygeinon Junction (sometimes spelt Ynisygeinon).

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Ore

An ore is a type of rock that contains sufficient minerals with important elements including metals that can be economically extracted from the rock.

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Parc Tawe

Parc Tawe is a retail park and leisure area in Swansea, Wales.

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Port Tennant

Port Tennant is a suburban district of Swansea, Wales, falling within the St. Thomas ward.

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Powlesland and Mason (railway shunting contractors)

Powlesland and Mason were a company that provided steam locomotives and crews for shunting within Swansea Docks.

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Rhondda

Rhondda, or the Rhondda Valley (Cwm Rhondda), is a former coal mining valley in Wales, formerly a local government district, consisting of 16 communities built around the River Rhondda.

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Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway

The Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway connected the coal mines of the Rhondda Valley to the Swansea Bay ports.

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Ringaskiddy

Ringaskiddy is a village in County Cork, Ireland.

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River Tawe

The River Tawe (Welsh: Afon Tawe) is a river in South Wales.

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Roll-on/roll-off

Roll-on/roll-off (RORO or ro-ro) ships are vessels designed to carry wheeled cargo, such as automobiles, trucks, semi-trailer trucks, trailers, and railroad cars, that are driven on and off the ship on their own wheels or using a platform vehicle, such as a self-propelled modular transporter.

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SA1 Swansea Waterfront

SA1 Swansea Waterfront (colloquially: SA1) is the marketing name given to the brownfield development area located in northern part of Swansea Docks.

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Site of Special Scientific Interest

A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) (Area of Special Scientific Interest or ASSI in Northern Ireland) is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom.

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St Thomas, Swansea

St Thomas is a suburban district and community in Swansea, Wales.

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Swansea

Swansea (Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe"), officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales.

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Swansea Beach

Swansea Beach stretches for five miles along Swansea Bay between the Maritime Quarter and the "Knab Rock" near Mumbles in Wales.

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Swansea City Centre

Swansea city centre in Swansea, Wales, contains the main shopping, leisure and nightlife district in Swansea.

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Swansea Cork Ferries

Swansea Cork Ferries was a company that operated a RoRo service between Swansea and Cork (Ringaskiddy) from 1987 till 2006.

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Swansea Marina

Swansea Marina is a marina located behind the Swansea barrage at the mouth of the River Tawe in Swansea, south Wales.

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Swansea University

Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding is a surface water sport which involves riding a wakeboard over the surface of a body of water.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Warehouse

A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods.

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Wharf

A wharf, quay (also or), staith or staithe is a structure on the shore of a harbour or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swansea_docks

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