Rea Bulk Handling Company had a small fleet of nine diesel shunters, which operated all over the dock lines. Names in the 1980s included Theseus, Wabana, Kathleen Nichols, Pegasus, WH Salthouse,Dorothy Lightfoot, Narvik, Teucer ,Pepel and Labrador.
Wabana Ore is from Newfoundland.
Narvik will be from Norway.
Pepel will be ore from Sierra Leone.
These Ores were popular as they did not need reducing in size (pelletizing) to fit into the furnaces at Shotton.