Weymouth

7403
Nominal Guns56BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired30.9.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Wells (d.1794)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked21.1.1800BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck175' 5"Imperial Feet53.3417 
Length of Keel144' 1"Imperial Feet43.8918 
Breadth43' 3"Imperial Feet13.1318 
Depth in Hold19' 7"Imperial Feet5.811 
Burthen1,433 3694Tons BM 

Armament


9.1795Broadside Weight = 700 Imperial Pound ( 317.45 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 32-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
30.9.1795344 EWIKI

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1796 - 7.1798LieutenantRobert PassmoreBWAS-17937.1798 - 8.1799CommanderCharles RyderBWAS-17938.1799 - 21.1.1800CommanderAmbrose CroftonBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
5.2.1796Ordered to be given to the Tranport BoardBWAS-1793
6.1796Refitted as a 26 gun Unrated Transport
28.1.1799

Sailed from Portsmouth for Ireland carrying troops

TNC
21.1.1800Wrecked on Lisbon BarBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginEWIKI

Laid down as "Earl of Mansfield" for the Honourable East India Company. Purchased while still on the stocks.



 

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