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Machinery notes: 400
8 Jul 1848 It is reported that orders have been given by the Admiralty for building three steam-vessels, designed by the Committee of Reference on Naval Architecture -viz., the Resolute, of 400-horse power; the Barracouta, 300-horse power; and the Brisk, 250-horse power ; the two first-mentioned paddle-wheel propellers, and the last propelled by the screw. The Resolute is to be built at Portsmouth, the Barracouta at Pembroke, and the Brisk at Woolwich.
1850 Resolute renamed Refuge (1850). Renamed prior to launch. See also: Refuge (1850)