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in Aqua Scripto  •  Link

The first Resolution was the Tredagh, launched in 1653, of 66 cannon, renamed Resolution in 1660 and destroyed after grounding by a Dutch fireship in the St James's Day Battle on 4 August 1666
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Resolution
also give the following
The seventh Resolution was the vessel of Captain James Cook in his explorations.
Re:
J. J. Colledge, Ships of the Royal Navy, Greenhill Books, 1987.
also from Wikipedia: The Battle of Gabbard 12/14 Jun 1653 , shows a painting of Tregagh in action with the Dutch Flag ship Brederode
along with a snippet on the battle at
http://www.answers.com/topic/battle-of-the-gabbard

Pepys' Diary: Tuesday 25 September 1660
The Tredagh. This is another Irish name for Drogheda (the site of Cromwell’s
infamous alleged ... per Wheatley “‘The Tredagh’, a third-rate of fifty guns, ...
http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1660/09/25/

note: facts slim as Wheatly says 50 cannon another says 66?

Pedro  •  Link

Another Resolution.

There was a Resolution (1650) in the Tagus estuary at Lisbon, that had carried General-at-sea Edward Popham to aid Blake.

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