Weymouth

562
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.9.1717BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down13.6.1717BWAS-1714
Launched26.2.1718/19BWAS-1714
First Commissioned28.2.1718/19ADM 51
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 50-gunner Later GroupBWAS-1714
Constructor John HaywardBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1.1732/33BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel107' 8"Imperial Feet32.6426 
Breadth35' 4"Imperial Feet10.6883 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen714 9194Tons BM 

Armament


26.2.1718/19Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1716280Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1718/19 - 6.11.1719CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/12/154BWAS-171427.9.1720 - 11.5.1723Captain Mungo Herdman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/12/214BWAS-171425.1.1725/26 - 31.1.1725/26Captain Charles Chamberlayne (d.1736) ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/131.2.1725/26 - 23.9.1728Captain Charles Kendall (d.1743/44) ADM 6/13/99BWAS-1714

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1718/19 - 6.11.1719First Lieutenant Samuel Goodere (1687-1741) ADM 6/12/154ADM 6/1228.2.1718/19 - 5.6.1719Second Lieutenant Charles Cotterel (d.1754) ADM 6/12/154ADM 6/1227.9.1720 - 1.12.1720First Lieutenant Edmund Bedford (d.c.1727) ADM 6/12/214ADM 6/1227.9.1720 - 21.4.1723Second Lieutenant Richard Adams (d.1723) ADM 6/12/214ADM 6/122.12.1720 - 11.5.1723First Lieutenant John Barnsley (d.1753) ADM 6/12/221ADM 6/129.4.1723 - 11.5.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Pritchard (d.1777) ADM 6/13/54ADM 6/1322.4.1723 - 11.5.1723Second Lieutenant Charles Fanshawe (d.1757) ADM 6/13/54ADM 6/1325.1.1725/26 - 23.9.1726First Lieutenant Thomas Kitchin (d.1737) ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/1325.1.1725/26 - 23.9.1728Second Lieutenant Cornelius Mitchell (d.1749) ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/1325.1.1725/26 - 23.9.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Nevison (d.1739) ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/13

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
25.9.1722 - 18.5.1724Master's Mate William Collins (d.c.1770) ADM 107/3/137ADM107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.2.1725/26 - 1726Volunteer Philip Saumarez (1710-1747)ref:833

Service History


DateEventSource
1719Off San Sebastian, cooperating with the FrenchBWAS-1714
10.3.1718/19Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £8319.17.5dBWAS-1714
16.9.1719Attack on Ribadeo
1721Off the African coastBWAS-1714
1726In the BalticBWAS-1714
1727In the StraitsBWAS-1714
1728Home to pay offBWAS-1714
21.11.1732Docked at Plymouth to break upBWAS-1714
6.1.1732/33Break up completedBWAS-1714

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Tuesday 20th of October 2020 16:20Cieslinski AndresAmerican Privateer brig 'Rattlesnake' (1814) (16)
Monday 19th of October 2020 02:15Tamara LedkinsScottish Privateer ship 'Rising Sun' (1697)
Friday 16th of October 2020 13:42Jeff WolrigeBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Pallas' (1793) (32)
Thursday 15th of October 2020 22:33David Ewer Philemon Ewer
Wednesday 14th of October 2020 05:16Angus GrahamBritish Privateer 'Watt' (1777) (32)