Index
Cruisers
Courageous Class
Devonshire Class
& earlier cruisers

Light Cruisers
"E" Class
Carlisle Cl
"D" Class
Ceres Class
Imp Birmingham
Caledon Class
Centaur Class
Cambrian (Later)
Ex Greek Navy
Cambrian (Earlier)
Caroline Class
Arethusa Class
Chatham (Later)
Chatham (Earlier)
Weymouth Class
Bristol or Town
Blanche
Fearless
Boadicea Type
Sentinel Type
Adventure
Foresight
Highflyer
Astrĉa
Fox
Topaze Class
Talbot Class
Apollo Class
 
As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919

1912 British Light Cruisers

Weymouth Class


Page 85

WEYMOUTH (Nov., 1910), YARMOUTH (April, 1911), DARTMOUTH , Feb., 1911).

WEYMOUTH.

  • Displacement, 5250 tons.
  • Complement, 433.
  • Length (p.p.), 430 feet. Beam, 48.5 feet. Mean draught, 15 feet Max Draught 17.5 feet. Length over all 453 feet.
  • Guns (Dir. Con.) : 8 - 6 inch (M. XI) ; 1 - 3 inch anti-aircraft ; 4 - 3 pdr. ; 4 machine (1 landing).
  • Torpedo tubes (21 inch): 2 submerged
  • Armour : (Nickel) 2" Deck Amidships ; 1" - .75" Deck (ends).
  • C.T. removed.
  • Machinery: Parsons turbine (compound re-action), 4 screws, except Yarmouth, Curtis, 2 screws. Boilers: 12 Yarrow. Designed H.P. 22,000= 25 kts.
  • Coal: normal 750 tons; maximum 1290 tons + 260 tons oil = 5600 miles at 10 kts.
Named Builder Machinery Laid down Completed

Trials

Boilers Best recent speed
30 hrs. at 3/4 8 hrs. full power
Dartmouth Vickers Vickers Feb. '10 Oct. '11 18.839=24.95 23,467=25.90 Yarrow 23.24
Weymouth Elswick Parsons Tur. Co. Jan. '10 Oct. '11 18,076= 23,532=25.60

Yarmouth

London & Glas. Co. L. & G. Co. Jan. .10 Apr. '12   24,000=26.00

General Notes.- These three belong to the 1909 Estimates. Average cost £393,363. The Falmouth of this class sunk in the war.

Ahead 3 - 6 inch ;     Broadside 5 - 6inch, 1 - 21 inch tube ;     Astern: 3 - 6 inch

Source: As extracted from Jane's Fighting Ships © for 1919 - Page 85

© Jane's Information Group

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