Furious

4389
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1804BWAS-1793
Launched21.7.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Lynn - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJosiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold9.2.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 2"Imperial Feet24.4348 
Length of Keel66' 0"Imperial Feet20.1168 
Breadth22' 7"Imperial Feet6.7945 
Depth in Hold9' 5 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen177 5794Tons BM 

Armament


21.7.1804Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1804 - 1806LieutenantMayson Wright (d.1833)BWAS-17931806 - 1809LieutenantJohn DebenhamBWAS-17931809 - 1815LieutenantJohn MundallBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
21.8.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
19.10.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.2.1815Sold for £800BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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