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 - The Royal Navy and Royal Naval Reserve Fleet at Penarth Dock

1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock together with three White Funnel Fleet paddle steamers.
1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock together with three White Funnel Fleet paddle steamers.
1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock together with three White Funnel Fleet paddle steamers.

1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock together with three White Funnel Fleet paddle steamers. Vessels A1122 and A1120 are moored alongside a larger vessel, probably a destroyer, whilst astern three other RN Reserve Fleet vessels are mothballed. Astern are three White Funnel Fleet steamers ; 'Bristol Queen', 'Cardiff Queen' and 'Glen Gower'. A tanker is moored at the oil wharf in the River Ely and distant is a full gasometer at the Grangetown gas works. Coal wagons may be seen in the sidings of the Ely Tidal Harbour.

The original photograph from the John Eurof Martin Collection is held at the archive of the National Museum of Wales. [Museum item number : 1997.264/209 or 210?] [629] [20180407]

© 2014 - 2018 - penarth-dock.org.uk - all rights reserved - web design by Dai the Rat