HMS Resolution (1708)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Resolution.
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Resolution
Builder: Allin, Deptford Dockyard
Launched: 25 March 1708
Fate: Wrecked, 1711
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 1706 Establishment 70-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1,118
Length: 150 ft (45.7 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 41 ft (12.5 m)
Depth of hold: 17 ft 4 in (5.3 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 70 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 24 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 26 × 12 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 6 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 4 × 6 pdrs

HMS Resolution was a 70-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built by Sir Joseph Allin according to the 1706 Establishment at Deptford Dockyard, and launched on 25 March 1708.[1]

Resolution was wrecked in 1711.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p168.

References[edit]

  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.