HMS Weymouth (1693)

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Name: HMS Weymouth
Ordered: 1693
Builder: Stigant, Portsmouth Dockyard
Launched: 1693
Fate: Broken up, 1732
General characteristics as built[1]
Class & type: 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 673 bm
Length: 132 ft 4 in (40.3 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 34 ft 3 in (10.4 m)
Depth of hold: 13 ft (4.0 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 50 guns of various weights of shot
General characteristics after 1719 rebuild[2]
Class & type: 1706 Establishment 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 715 bm
Length: 130 ft (39.6 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 35 ft (10.7 m)
Depth of hold: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:

50 guns:

  • Gundeck: 22 × 18 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 22 × 9 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 4 × 6 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 6 pdrs

HMS Weymouth was a 50-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1693.[1]

She was rebuilt at Woolwich Dockyard according to the 1706 Establishment, relaunching on 26 February 1719. Weymouth continued to serve until 1732, when she was broken up.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 164.
  2. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol.1 , p. 168.

References[edit]

  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.