1557 - Fire in Naval Store House
A “great and terrible ffyer” destroyed the Naval Storehouse in King Street destroying 26,000 cask hoops, coopers tools and 100 tons of empty casks. (See 1576) The King Street Bakery ceased operation and sold in 1829 when Royal Clarence Yard was competed. (See 1828).
Navy described as having 21 ships. (See 1558).