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HMS Weymouth (1911) CC  (7th)

    
This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Weymouth was the name ship of a class of four Light Cruisers.

Built by Armstrong of Elswick, laid down 19-Jan-1910, launched 18-Nov-1910 and completed Oct-1911.

On completion joined the Home Fleet 1911-13, then to the Mediterranean 1913-14. Detached to East Indies during the hunt for the German ship Emden, then to East Africa Feb/Jul-1915. To the Mediterranean 1915-16.

Returned to the UK and joined the Grand Fleet 1916-17.

Back to the Mediterranean 1917-18. On to the Adriatic 1918-19 where she was damaged by a torpedo fired from the Austrian submarine U-28 off Durazzo 02-Oct-1918.

Refitted at Malta 1919-20.

To the South America Station 1920-21. Returned to the UK and went into reserve 1921-27.

Sold 1928.

 

Other HMS Weymouth
- 1st  HMS Weymouth
- 2nd HMS Weymouth
- 3rd HMS Weymouth
- 4th HMS Weymouth
- 5th HMS Weymouth
- 6th HMS Weymouth
- 7th HMS Weymouth

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This page last edited - 12 March, 2013.

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