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1820 Settler Ship : Weymouth


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Ship  Weymouth 
Scheme  the Government Settler Scheme 
Tonnage  826 tons 
Ship Type  HM Store ship, Frigate with 11 cannons 
Departure Port  Portsmouth 
Parties  Biggar,   Bowker,   Duncan Campbell,   Cock,   Ford,   Gurney,   Hyman,   James,   Menezes,   Osler,   Parkin,    
Number on Board  478 
Departure Date  7th January 1820 
Landfall Port  Table Bay, Cape Town 
Landfall Date  26th April 1820 
Final Port  Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 
Final Port landfall date  15th May 1820 
Other Information  Master was Captain Turner
HMS WEYMOUTH was built in 1804 as the Indiaman Wellesley, and was purchased by the Royal Navy in 1811, for use as a Storeship, armed with 11 guns. She was later used as a Convict Ship, from 1828, and broken up in 1863.

see https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Weymouth_(1804) for a comprehensive description of her trips and conditions. 

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