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

Volume Six - Pre-Victorian to the Present Day - Select Aspects - Crossing the River Ely . .

1890's - The 'Iona', the 'Penarth Ferry', berthed at the Pierhead, Bute Docks, Cardiff.

1890's - The 'Iona', the 'Penarth Ferry', berthed at the Pierhead, Bute Docks, Cardiff. 'Iona' was built at the yard of the Penarth Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Company in 1883, as a double ended, iron hulled, paddle steamer of 64 tons. James Vellacott, the Cardiff coal shipper, owned her and floated the Cardiff and Penarth Steam Ferry Co. Ltd. in the same year. The photograph is borrowed from 'Below the Bridge - a photo-historical survey of Cardiff's docklands to 1983' published by the National Museum of Wales. [628] [629] [20180111]

1890's - The 'Iona', the 'Penarth Ferry', berthed at the Pierhead, Bute Docks, Cardiff.
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