1677 - Dockyard Expansion
Nine more acres added to the dockyard on the east side.
Samuel Pepys totally reformed victualling of the Navy and established new victualling standards. Payment for victuals was at the rate of 6d a day per man in harbour and 7¾d at sea. Every seaman to have a daily allowance of 1 gallon of beer, 1lb of biscuit with 2lbs salt beef or bacon or pork on 4 days and cod or dried fish, 2oz butter, 4oz Suffolk cheese on the other 3 days.