Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Volume Four - An Era of Change, Uncertainty, Depression & War - Activity at the dock during World War II . . .

'Schedule of Rates and Conditions for the Ports of Cardiff and Penarth' - July 1943.
Section F - 'Special War Time Agreement' taken from 'Schedule of Rates and Conditions for the Ports of Cardiff and Penarth' - July 1943.
Special War-time Rates for the Shipment of Government Cargoes.

• 1943 - 'Schedule of Rates and Conditions for the Ports of Cardiff and Penarth' - 1st July 1943. The Schedule was issued on the authority of the Joint Committee of the Port of Cardiff Employers' Association and the Transport and General Workers' Union. The 38 page booklet details the Registration Scheme, General Conditions, Hours of Work and Overtime, Port Rates, Agreements, Special War Time Agreement and a section named Miscellaneous which covered such topics are Canteens, Accidents, Hospital Scheme and Dock Regulations.

Section F dealt with the 'Special War Time Agreement' also note that there were Special War-time Rates for the Shipment of Government Cargoes.

A sample Dock Regulation specified that 'For a ship lying at a wharf or quay, loading or unloading, a gangway not less than 22 inches wide, properly secured and fenced to a height of 2 feet 9 inches, shall be provided where it is reasonably practicable.'

Another example from the section of General Conditions deals with Explosives : 'Dockers shall receive 2/6d. (12.5p) a day when working with explosives as scheduled.'

This booklet is held within the Penarth Dock Collection. [001]

 

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