HMS Resource

Naval Database

| Previous Page | Next Page | Index

Resource, 1778
Type: 6th rate ; Armament 28
B.M.: 603 tons

Apr 1795 captured a French privateer, name unknown, on the West Indies station.

1 Jan 1799 at the Nore.

18 Mar 1800 Portsmouth, departed the Resource, Captain Crispo ; Romulus, Captain Culverhouse ; Sheerness, Captain Garden ; and Ceres, Captain Nichols, all armed en flute, for the Downs.

25 Apr 1800 departed with the Inflexible, Stately, Wassenaer, Alkmaar, Charon, Expedition, Hebe, Pallas, Romulus, Sensible, Niger, and Vestal, with troops ; the Commanders of which have sealed orders.

28 Jul 1800 Portsmouth, arrived the Resource armed en flute, from Minorca.

18 Sep 1800 Portsmouth, arrived with the Dido, from Guernsey.

16 Oct 1800 Portsmouth, departed with the Modeste, and Dido, with troops for the Mediterranean.

8 Mar to 2 Sep 1801 services off the coast of Egypt.

8 Mar 1801 of the personnel employed disembarking the army in Aboukir Bay 1 seaman was wounded.

3 Dec 1801 arrived Spithead the Resource, armed en flute, with three Companies of the 42d Regiment on board, from Gibraltar.

4 Jan 1802 remains at Spithead, Lt Crispo.

5 Feb 1802 departed Spithead, for the East, to be paid off.

8 Feb 1802 departed the Downs for Sheerness the Minerve, Santa Teresa, and Resource.

8 Feb 1802 arrived Sheerness the Minerve, Santa Teresa, and Resource, from Spithead.

8 Feb 1802 arrived Sheerness the Minerve, Santa Teresa, and Resource, from Spithead.

1803 fitted out for Trinity House at Deptford per RW.

Circa 24 Sep 1803 the Unite, 40 ; Modeste, 38 ; Heroine, 32 ; Solebay, 32 ; Daedalus, 32 ; Quebec, 32 ; Iris, 32 ; Retribution, 32 ; Vestal, 28 ; Resource, 28, are to be jury rigged and to depart shortly for Long Reach, to take in their guns and power ; after which they'll drop down to the Lower Hope, to be moored across the River for the protection of the Thames. The manning of these vessels will be the responsibility of the Trinity Board.

May 1805 Lower Hope, Thames, in Ordinary ; Floating Battery

17 Apr 1806 Resource renamed Enterprise, for service off the Tower of London.