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HMS Resolution (1771)  (8th)
Sloop 12-gun

    

This the eighth ship to carry the name HMS Resolution was sloop armed with 12 x 6pdr guns.

Originally the Marquis of Granby, bought 1770 and renamed HMS Drake, 111ft long, 30ft 6in wide, and of 462 tons builders measurement. 

Renamed HMS Resolution 25-Dec-1771,  and used as a discovery ship. 

Was in service at the same time as both the seventh and ninth HMS Resolution.

Captured by the French ship Sphinx, in the East Indies, 09-Jun-1782.

 

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- 10th HMS Resolution
- 11th HMS Resolution
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This page last edited - 29 July, 2012.

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