1800 - Dockyard Works

Strong north westerly storm drove 8 vessels ashore and damaged 41 others locally.

Basin removing earth, cleaning masonry and constructing a dam to complete the granite walls £1185. 5s. 10d.

Works to the new South Dock in the Basin (No. 2 Dry Dock) (No. 3 Dry Dock), this year £211981. 14s. 10d.

Works to the South East Dock consisting of excavations and masonry £221. 17s. 5d.

New parallel Dock formed at £22. 10s. per rod.

Works to the long Dock in the Boat House channel agreeable to General Bentham’s plan £1297. 10s. 11d.