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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 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
06/09/1911 British Royal Navy
02/10/1928 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Weymouth Class of light cruisers
02/10/1918: Stern blown off by torpedo from Austrian submarine U13
Subsequently repaired
02/10/1928: Sold to Hughes Bolkow Ltd for breaking up at Blyth


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Above photo courtesy of Photoship