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HMS Furious - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Furious

Name : HMS Furious
Laid Down :
Launched : September 1925
Completed :
Type : Aircraft Carrier
Class : Courageous
Builder : Armstrong
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 6th ship with this name.
Pennants : 47
Fate : Sold for scrapping, 23rd January 1948.
Was previously : HMS Furious

Modified while building to carry aircraft in a hangar on the focsle. Converted to Aircraft Carrier, between June 1921 and September 1925. Re-classified as an Aircraft Carrier on commissioning in September 1925.

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HMS Furious, 1918.


HMS Furious, 1918.


HMS Furious, c.1920.


HMS Furious, May 1935.


HMS Furious, May 1935.


HMS Furious, July 1935.


HMS Furious, May 1948.


HMS Furious


HMS Furious


HMS Furious.


HMS Furious.


HMS Furious. (P)

Known Crew Details :

Name

Start of Service

End of Service

Known Date

John Henry William Hosking

9th April 1940

16th March 1943

Timeline Entries :


4th November 1925 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
4th November 1925 - Capt. J.L. Pearson in Command
24th May 1926 - Sailed Portsmouth for South Queensferry
12th July 1926 - Arrived Torbay
16th July 1926 - Arrived Portland
1st March 1927 - At Gibraltar for Exercises
11th March 1927 - Arrived Gibraltar after Exercises
18th March 1929 - Exercising off North Africa Coast
19th March 1929 - Arrived Pollensa Bay
18th April 1932 - Arrived Spithead from Plymouth
18th April 1932 - Capt. C.F.S. Danby in Command
19th April 1932 - Arrived Spithead
29th April 1932 - Commenced deck landing training from Rosyth
15th May 1932 - Sailed Invergordon
15th May 1932 - Arrived Loch Eriboli
28th May 1932 - Sailed Loch Eriboli
28th May 1932 - Arrived Scapa Flow
4th June 1932 - Sailed Scapa Flow
5th June 1932 - Arrived Portree
10th June 1932 - Sailed Portree
11th June 1932 - Arrived Larne
20th June 1932 - Sailed Larne
22nd June 1932 - Arrived Torbay for Dartmouth
26th June 1932 - Sailed Portsmouth for Cruise
30th June 1932 - Sailed Torbay
30th June 1932 - Arrived Portsmouth
1st October 1932 - Capt. C. F. S. Danby in Command
1st October 1932 - Home Fleet
3rd January 1933 - Sailed Plymouth for Spithead
4th January 1933 - Arrived Portsmouth
26th January 1933 - Arrived Gulf of Patras
7th March 1933 - Sailed Malta for Pollensa Bay
15th March 1933 - Sailed Palma for Gibraltar
22nd June 1933 - Arrived Newcastle, County Down
2nd January 1934 - Sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth
2nd January 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
10th January 1934 - Sailed Portsmouth for Gibraltar
15th January 1934 - Arrived Arosa Bay
15th January 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
17th January 1934 - Sailed Arosa Bay
19th January 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
1st February 1934 - At Trinidad
3rd February 1934 - Arrived Trinidad
6th February 1934 - Sailed Trinidad for exercises
8th February 1934 - Arrived Trinidad
14th February 1934 - Sailed Trinidad for Barbadow
15th February 1934 - Arrived Barbados
21st February 1934 - Sailed Barbados for St. Kitts
22nd February 1934 - Arrived St. Kitts from Barbados
26th February 1934 - Sailed St. Kitts for the Azores
8th March 1934 - Arrived the Azores
10th March 1934 - Sailed the Azores
7th April 1934 - Sailed Gibraltar for UK
11th April 1934 - Arrived Plymouth
11th April 1934 - Sailed Plymouth
12th April 1934 - Arrived Plymouth
31st May 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
2nd June 1934 - Capt. J.S.M. Ritchie in Command
2nd June 1934 - Sailed UK
6th June 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar and sailed for Malta
10th June 1934 - Arrived Malta
9th July 1934 - Arrived Corfu
15th August 1934 - Arrived Malta
1st September 1934 - Arrived Trieste
22nd September 1934 - Arrived Sibenik
7th October 1934 - Arrived Stari Grad
8th October 1934 - Arrived Starigrad
19th October 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar and sailed for Plymouth
25th October 1934 - Arrived Malta
10th December 1934 - Refitting at Plymouth
5th January 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
10th January 1935 - Sailed Plymouth for Gibraltar and Malta
15th January 1935 - Arrived Gibraltar
18th January 1935 - Arrived Malta
20th January 1935 - Sailed Malta
24th May 1935 - Arrived Scapa Flow
24th June 1935 - Arrived Portland
16th July 1935 - Attended 1935 Spithead Fleet Review
17th September 1935 - Sailed Spithead
11th February 1936 - Arrived Tenerife
18th June 1936 - Sailed Portsmouth for Plymouth
19th June 1936 - Arrived Plymouth
20th July 1936 - Arrived Portsmouth
25th September 1936 - Sailed Rosyth for Invergordon
14th October 1936 - Sailed Invergordon
24th October 1936 - Sailed Rosyth for Portsmouth
25th March 1937 - Arrived and Sailed Gibraltar
29th March 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
28th May 1937 - Arrived Invergordon
8th July 1937 - Arrived Great Yarmouth
13th July 1937 - Sailed Torbay for exercises
16th July 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
22nd July 1937 - Arrived Plymouth
25th October 1937 - Sailed Invergordon
January 1938 - Home Fleet
22nd November 1938 - Sailed Rosyth for Plymouth
28th July 1939 - Sailed Rosyth for Plymouth
August 1939 - Home Fleet
25th August 1939 - Sailed Portland
28th August 1939 - Arrived Rosyth
3rd September 1939 - Home Fleet Rosyth
1st October 1939 - Sailed Rosyth
5th October 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe and arrived at Scapa Flow
8th October 1939 - Sail Scapa Flow
8th October 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow
11th October 1939 - Arrived Scapa Flow
13th October 1939 - Sailed Scapa Flow for Loch Ewe. Arrived later that day
15th October 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe
23rd October 1939 - Sailed Loch Ewe for the Clyde
25th October 1939 - Arrived the Clyde
26th October 1939 - Sailed the Clyde to cover the Atlantic convoy routes, including Halifax convoys
28th October 1939 - Arrived on the Clyde
17th November 1939 - Sustained engine trouble while at sea from Halifax.
23rd November 1939 - Force L. Refuelling at Halifax
24th November 1939 - Sailed Halifax to cover convoys HXF.10 and HX.10
27th November 1939 - Sailed Halifax to cover convoys HXF.10 and HX.10
10th December 1939 - Sailed Halifax
10th December 1939 - Arrived Halifax escorting liner Duchess Of Richmond
12th December 1939 - Collided with liner Samaria
17th December 1939 - Arrived Greenock
17th December 1939 - Arrived in the Clyde
17th December 1939 - Arrived Greenock
28th February 1940 - Sailed the Clyde
29th February 1940 - Arrived Plymouth for refitting
25th March 1940 - Sailed Plymouth
26th March 1940 - Arived in the Clyde
October 1942 - Sailed Scapa Flow. Support for Allied landings in North Africa (Operation Torch)
30th October 1942 - Arrived Gibraltar
3rd March 1943 - Sailed Scapa Flow
1st June 1943 - Anchored Eyla Bay
7th June 1943 - Sailed Eyla Bay
7th July 1943 - Sailed Scapa Flow. Operation Camera
22nd June 1944 - Sailed Scapa Flow
15th March 1948 - Broken up

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HMS Furious with HMS Revenge by Ivan Berryman.

Spitfires - Malta Bound by Philip West.

Fast and Furious by Stan Stokes.

Glorious and Furious Riding out a Gale in the Forth by W L Wyllie.

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