1792 - Portsea & Dockyard Works
Portsmouth Common renamed Portsea (see 1703).Wharfs continued with the formation of a dam £1683. 8s. 9d. to New Dock. Mast house slip £265. 19s. 4d. 3rd March.
Began setting Portland stone for the south side of the new dock (No.1 Dry Dock). Contract for its formation being dated January.
Works to the South dock (No. 1 Dock) £11072.12s. (average price £22.10s. per rod). Work continues 1793, £18328. 5s. 1d.; 1794, £13952. 2s.; 1795, £1400. 8s. 3d.