La Furieuse

Nominal Guns40
NationalityRépublique Française
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1795
First Commissioned5.1798
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy
CategoryFifth Rate
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Furieuse' (1809) (36)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck157' 2 ½"Imperial Feet47.8663 
Length of Keel133' 2"Imperial Feet40.5399 
Breadth39' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet11.8936 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen1,083 1394Tons BM 

Service History

1809Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Storeship
5.7.1809Capture of the Furieuse
6.7.1809Taken by Bonne Citoyenne (20) in the Atlantic (while en-flute)


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