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Port of Bristol Authority

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1953 The Port of Bristol was the only large port in the United Kingdom belonging to a municipality. The corporation of Bristol owned the entire dock system. It was also the conservator of the port and the local light house authority. The administration was vested in a committee of the Corporation acting under the title of the Port of Bristol Authority.

Administered the 3 docks in Bristol:

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