Porthgain, Pembrokeshire, Wales - August 26, 2018
Porthgain Harbour once busy with shipping transporting slate and latterly granite until the 1930s. The small white building is the harbour pilot's office.
Porthgain Harbour. The brick structure is are the storage bins for the granite conveyed by railway from the granite quarry about a one mile away.
A damaged section of the hull of French raing catamaran "French Tech Rennes Saint Malo" which came to grief in the 2015 Transat Jacques Vabre race.
The granite and slate industry have long since ceased however the harbour is still used by fishing vessels. as evidence by fishing boxes from the Netherlands, Ireland, Wales and England.
Porthgain Harbour - the granite storage bins are on the left. The archways are now used as fishermen's stores.
The stone hoppers
Porthgain harbour viewed from near the pilot's office.
The Pilot's Office
Harbour at Porthgain
Porthgain Harbour looking towards The Shed - the former brickworks building.
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