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.
1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock.
1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock.

1950's - Royal Naval Reserve vessels laid up at Penarth Dock. A view from the high ground overlooking the cut and the east and west mud with the Cardiff Docks beyond. The Missions to Seamen building has now been demolished and the swing bridge appears to have been removed. A number of Quonson huts remain as a legacy of WWII and of our American allies.

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]

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