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Resolute

 

Marked by firm determination; resolved. The first, third, fourth, and fifth Resolutes, retained the name from previous mercantile service. The second Resolute was so named upon entering U.S. Navy service.

 

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(SP - 3003: displacement 7.8; length 36; beam 79; draft 26; speed 10 knots)

 

The fifth Resolute, a motorboat built as a private boat during 1913 at the yard of Robert Jacob, City Island, N.Y., was acquired in 1918 for the U.S. Navy from her owner, George A. Cormack of New York. Resolute served her entire career as a tender carried on board the transport Mount Vernon (SP-1466, q. v.). Her ultimate disposition is unknown.



25 September 2005