Fury

4397
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.6.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1813BWAS-1793
Launched4.4.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFury ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorMrs Mary RossBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1793
Wrecked1.8.1825BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 8"Imperial Feet32.0446 
Length of Keel86' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet26.2287 
Breadth28' 7 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold14' 11"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen377Tons BM 

Armament


4.4.1814Broadside Weight = 126 Imperial Pound ( 57.141 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.5.181267Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1816CommanderConstantine Richard Moorsom (1792-1861)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.4.1824 - 1.8.1825First LieutenantSir Horatio Thomas Austin (1801-1865)BWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1821 - 2.3.1826Master's MateFrancis Rawdon Moira Crozier (1796-1848)NBD18491.1824 - 11.1825Master's MateEdward Joseph Bird (1798-1881)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1814fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1816fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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