Nominal Guns44BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up2.7.1865BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck136' 0"Imperial Feet41.4528 
Length of Keel121' 0"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Burthen826Tons BM 


8.1804Broadside Weight = 450 Imperial Pound ( 204.075 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck18 British 24-Pound Carronade

1807Broadside Weight = 198 Imperial Pound ( 89.793 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1807121as a storeshipBWAS-1793

7 Ship Commanders

8.1804 - 9.1804Captain Alexander Fraser (d.1829)BWAS-17939.1804 - 1806Captain John DraperBWAS-17938.1806 - 9.1806Master Stephen TrounceBWAS-179325.9.1806 - 1809Commander Martin WhiteBWAS-17931811 - 1814Master Thomas HoskinsBWAS-17933.1814 - 1820Master Richard TurnerBWAS-17939.1828 - 1829Master William MillerBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

1816Master's Mate Frederick BedwellNBD1849

1 Crewman

11.1805 - 18061st Class Volunteer Benjamin Aplin (1791-1860)NBD1849


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Posted by AvM on Friday 21st of July 2017 12:42

Papers Respecting The Navy, Presented In Pursuance Of Addresses of the House of Lords to His Majesty.
Navy Office, 18th March 1805

HMS Weymouth was purchased form Curling & Co.
'Wellesey' was 8 years old and has 825bm
was purchased for £19,600
moreover £7,242 were spent to fitting the ship at King'S Yard.

Rowan Hackman
"Ships of the EI Company"
She was launched 7 Jun 1796 at Calcutta by Hugh Edwards, Jonathan Gillett & Michael Luckins for Lambert & Co.

BT111/02 London register
#110 on 19 Mar 1804 825 5/94
master Peter Gordon

1828 hulket at Bermuda as Receiving and convict ship

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