Altogether the dockyard comprises 15 dry docks, 60 acres of enclosed basins, 18,400 ft.
In 1848 a steam basin, covering 7 acres, and four new docks were opened, the dockyard ground being extended to 115 acres in all.
There are a large royal dockyard and a small-arms factory; there are also iron works, cotton, flour and macaroni mills.
PEMBROKE DOCK (formerly known as Pater, or Paterchurch), a naval dockyard and garrison town, is situated close to Hobb's Point, at the eastern extremity of Milford Haven.
He became commissioner of the dockyard at Portsmouth and governor of the Naval Academy.
Lower down there are a government dockyard and merchants' warehouses.
In the first half of the 18th century, when Bushire was an unimportant fishing village, it was selected by Nadir Shah as the southern port of Persia and dockyard of the navy which he aspired to create in the Persian Gulf, and the British commercial factory of the East India Company, established at Gombrun, the modern Bander Abbasi, was transferred to it in 1759.
To the south, with a depth of 4 to 9 fathoms, Dockyard Bay and Artillery Bay.
It entered the Thames, forced the entrance of the Medway, and burnt both the dockyard at Chatham and a number of the finest ships in the navy which were lying in the river.
The head of the gulf of Ismid is gradually silting up. The dockyard was closed in 1879, and the port of Ismid is now at Darinje, 3 m.