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Royal Naval Biography/Weymouth, Richard


RICHARD WEYMOUTH, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in Feb. 1801; appointed first of the Thisbe 28, armed en flûte, bearing the flag of Sir Charles Hamilton, in the river Thames, Oct. 13th, 1813; and promoted to the rank of commander, Dec. 13th, 1814.

This officer was an active and useful member of the Bethel Union; and compiler of the “Naval, Military, and Village Hymn Book.” He died at Devonport, after an illness of only twelve hours duration, in Aug. 1832, aged 51 years.