Allied Warships

HMS Resource (F 79)

Repair Ship

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeRepair Ship
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 79 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Laid downAug 1927 
Launched27 Nov 1928 
End service 

Displacement: 12300 tons.
Armament: 4 4" AA guns.
Speed: 15 knots.
Complement: 581 men.

Served with the Mediterranean Fleet in 1939-1944 except a brief spell at Freetown in 1940. Went to the Eastern Fleet in 1944. Scrapped at Inverkeithing in February 1954.


Commands listed for HMS Resource (F 79)

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1Capt. William York La Roche Beverley, RN12 May 193921 Feb 1940
2Capt. (retired) Donal Bernard O’Connell, RN21 Feb 194010 Apr 1946

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