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Name: WEYMOUTH
Type: Cruiser
Keel: 20/01/1910
Launched: 18/11/1910
Completed: 06/09/1911
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 827
Dimensions: 5250disp, 430.0 x 48.5 x 15.5(draft)ft
Engines: 4 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 22000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie, Newcastle
Propulsion: 4 x Screws, 25.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 8 x 1 x 6.0ins, 4 x 1 x 3pdr QF, 1 x 12pdr guns; 2 x 1 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
06/09/1911 British Royal Navy
02/10/1928 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Weymouth Class of light cruisers. Cost 396,363
02/10/1918: Stern blown off by torpedo from Austrian submarine U13
Subsequently repaired at Malta
02/10/1928: Sold to Hughes Bolckow Ltd for breaking up at Blyth


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

The Scotsman, Saturday, 19/11/1910