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HBMS Weymouth (1752)

Page history last edited by Cy 9 years, 10 months ago

Weymouth, 60 Guns


 

Details
Nationality British fs_gb.gif
Operated by The Royal Navy
Ordered 1745/08/06 B057
Laid Down 1748/09/26 B057
Named 1748/12/06 B057
Launched 1752/02/18 B057
First Commissioned 1755/02 B057
Shipyard Plymouth DY B057
Design Class 1745 Establishment 60-Gunner (1745)
Designer Jacob Acworth B057
Master Shipbuilder Thomas Slade B057
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1772/02/12 B057
Fate Broken Up B057

 

Dimensions
B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 150' 01/2" Imperial Feet 45.73
Length of Keel 122' 81/2" Imperial Feet 37.4
Breadth 42' 10" Imperial Feet 13.06
Depth in Hold 18' 6" Imperial Feet 5.64
Burthen 1,19748/94 Tons BM
Calculated Burthen 119748/94 Tons BM  

 

Armament
1752/02/18 B057 Broadside Weight = 474
Lower Gun Deck 24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck 8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 6-Pounder

 

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1745 420 Design Complement  

 

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1755/02 1756/05 Captain Thomas Hanway B057
1756/05 1758/06/08 Captain Nicholas Vincent B051
1758/06/09 1759/03 Captain John Stukley Somerset B057
1759/03/03 1760 Captain Sir William Baird B057
1760 1765 Captain Richard Collins B057

 

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1755 Sailed to America with Boscawen B057
1755/04/06 Completed at Plymouth DY at a cost of £14,201.16.16d ,to build the hulll only B057
1755/09/20 Took Astrée  
1755/11/13 Took L' Espérance  
1757/03/10 Sailed for the East Indies B057
1758/04/29 Present at the Battle of Cuddalore  
1758/08/03 Present at the Battle of Negapatam  
1759/09/10 Present at the Battle of Pondicherry  
1762/09/24 Present at the Battle of Manilla  
1765 Sailed for home B057
1765/07 Paid off B057
1765/11/13 Surveyed B057
1771/11/30 Surveyed B057
1772/02/12 Break up completed at Chatham for £396.15.11d B057

 

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

 

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1758/04/29 Battle of Cuddalore
1758/08/03 Battle of Negapatam
1759/09/10 Battle of Pondicherry
1762/09/24 Battle of Manilla

 

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

 

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume V John Charnock

Last Updated :2010/04/21 at 17:53:48 by Cy

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