Fury

4395
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.1.1788BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down7.1788BWAS-1714
Launched2.3.1790BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHound Class
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1714
ConstructorGeorge WhiteBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up6.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel82' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet25.0127 
Breadth27' 1"Imperial Feet8.2332 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward8' 1"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Draught Aft11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen323 1694Tons BM 

Armament


4.1790Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

5.1798Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1790125EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1794121EstablishmentBWAS-1714

15 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1790 - 12.4.1790CommanderScory Barker (d.1797) ADM 6/24/21ADM 6/2412.4.1790 - 11.1790CommanderVelters Cornewall Berkeley (1754-1804) ADM 6/24/21BWAS-179311.1790 - 1792CommanderWilliam Paget (1769-1794)BWAS-17931793 - 12.1793CaptainFrank SotheronBWAS-179312.1793 - 1795CommanderHenry Lidgbird Ball (1756-1818)BWAS-17931795 - 7.1797CommanderHenry EvansBWAS-17935.1798 - 11.1798CommanderCharles Lydiard (d.1807)BWAS-179330.11.1798 - 7.1801CommanderRichard Curry (1772-?)BWAS-17937.1801 - 7.1.1802LieutenantFrederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858)NBD18494.1803 - 1804CommanderFrederick LangfordBWAS-17931804 - 11.1804CaptainJohn Browning EdwardsBWAS-179311.1804 - 3.1805CommanderJohn Robert LeaBWAS-17933.1805 - 2.1806CommanderRobert PearsonBWAS-17932.1806 - 6.1806CommanderThomas Searle (1777-1849)BWAS-17931807 - 1809CommanderJohn Sanderson Gibson (c.1774-1831)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1808 - 1808LieutenantMark Anthony (d.1867)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
23.4.1805Action of 1805-04-23


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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