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Swansea Docks showing the Prince of Wales Dock, and the Kings Dock in the foreground is

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Swansea Docks showing the Prince of Wales Dock, and the Kings Dock in the foreground is

Swansea Docks showing the Prince of Wales Dock, and the Kings Dock in the foreground is the dry dock.
25th September 1961

Western Mail Archive
Mirrorpix
Swansea
Wales

Media ID 21915344

© Mirrorpix

1961 Aerial Docks Dockyard Memory Lane Ships Swansea View Welsh


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This print takes us back to the bustling Swansea Docks in September 1961. The aerial view showcases the impressive Prince of Wales Dock, with its vast expanse of water shimmering under the sunlight. In the foreground, we are treated to a glimpse of the Kings Dock, an essential part of this thriving dockyard. The image captures a moment frozen in time, as ships dot the docks, their masts reaching towards the sky. It is a testament to Swansea's rich maritime history and its importance as a hub for trade and commerce during this era. As we gaze upon this snapshot from Memory Lane Prints, we can't help but be transported back to a bygone era. The scene evokes nostalgia for those who remember witnessing these docks in their prime or have heard tales passed down through generations. This photograph serves as a reminder of Wales' proud heritage and its connection to the sea. It encapsulates both beauty and functionality; it is not just an aesthetic marvel but also represents years of hard work and dedication by countless individuals who made these docks come alive. Thanks to Western Mail Archive's preservation efforts, we are fortunate enough to relish in this piece of history that continues to inspire awe and admiration today.

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