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HBMF Resistance (1805)

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Resistance, 38 Guns



Nationality British
Ordered 1803/11/07 B064
Laid Down 1804/03/00 B064
Launched 1805/08/10 B028
Shipyard Rochester B028
Designer William Rule B064
Constructor Charles Ross B064
Rate Fifth Rate  
Type Frigate  
Out Service 1858/04/17 B064
Fate Broken Up B028


B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 154' 11/2" Imperial Feet 46.96
Length of Keel 129' 8" Imperial Feet 39.52
Breadth 39' 7" Imperial Feet 12.07
Depth in Hold 13' 6" Imperial Feet 4.11
Draught Forward 10' 10" Imperial Feet 3.3
Draught Aft 15' 3" Imperial Feet 4.65
Burthen 1,081 Tons BM  


1805 B064 Broadside Weight = 494
Quarterdeck 12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle 2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck 28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck 2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 9-Pounder


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1805 284 Establishment B064
1813/01/26 320 Establishment B064


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1805/08/27 1810/04/06 Post Captain Charles Adam W033
1810/04/06 Unknown Commander John Hollingworth B064
1810/07 1813/01 Post Captain Philip Lewis J Rosenhagen B064
1813/01 1816 Post Captain Fleetwood Broughton Reynolds Pellew B064


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1805/08 First commissioned B064
1805/10/19 Completed at Chatham at a cost of £20,683 to build plus £12,382 for fitting B064
1807/12/27 Captured the French privateer Aigle (14) B064
1808/05 Completed middling repair at a cost of £43,698, she was housed over fore and aft and laid up in ordinary B064
1810/07 Recommissioned for the Mediterranean B064
1816/05 Started a middling repair at Plymouth B064
1841/11 Began fitting as a 10 gun troopship B064
1842/03 Recommissioned B064
1842/04 Completed fitting at a cost of £12,085 B064
1856/09 Laid up at Chatham B064
1858/04/17 Completed break up at Chatham B064


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
W033 Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767 Ronald Deschenes

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