Medal To Mark The Opening of the Newport Dock Extension 1858

Item reference number: 70

In commemoration of the opening of the new dock Newport Mar. 2nd. 1858.

Published by Alfred Aston Commercial Street Newport.

Chairman S. Homfray, Esq.
Secretary Captn. Foote, R.N.
Engineer Jas. Abernethy, Esq. M.I.C.E.
Resident Engineer J.R. Kellock, Esq.
Contractors Messrs. Rennie, Logan & Co.
Mayor Wm. Williams, Esq.

Length 950 ft. Breadth 350 ft. Depth 26 ft. Cost 64000.
Area of new & old dock 57000 yds.

Image courtesy of Newport Museum and Art Gallery Collections.

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