THE WRECK OF THE WHITE BEAR BY: MRS. ROSS
THE WRECK OF THE WHITE BEAR BY: MRS. ROSS
White Bear[Note 1] was a 40-gun ship of the English Tudor navy, launched in 1563. She was repaired in 1585–86 at Woolwich, and recommissioned under Lord Howard of Effingham. In 1588 she took part in the actions against the Spanish Armada, under the command of Lord Edmund Sheffield. She was rebuilt in 1599 as a 57-gun royal ship.
The White Bear remained in service until 1627, when she was deemed unserviceable, and was sold out of the navy at Rochester on 12 June 1629.
The timbers from the White Bear were used to rebuild a burned-down alehouse on the Old Packhorse track running between Halifax and Leeds (now known as The Old White Beare in the village of Norwood Green near Halifax). There is also another pub called "the White Bear" in Bedale (North Yorkshire), which is named after the vessel. The pub sign is adorned with a ship.
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