HMS Furious (1850)
|Ordered:||25 April 1847|
|Builder:||Portsmouth Dockyard/ Miller & Ravenhill|
|Laid down:||June 1848|
|Launched:||26 August 1850|
|Commissioned:||18 February 1853|
|Out of service:||Became a coal hulk at Portsmouth, March 1867|
|Fate:||Sold for breaking up 1884|
|Class and type:||Furious-class frigate|
|Tons burthen:||1,287 tons|
|Length:||206 ft (63 m)|
|Beam:||36 ft 6 in (11.13 m)|
|Propulsion:||2-cylinder oscillating engines
10 x 32pdr guns (Middle deck) 2 x 10in guns on pivots (Upper deck)4 x 32pdr guns (Upper deck)
HMS Furious was a 16 gun steam powered paddle wheel frigate of the Royal Navy built at Portsmouth Dockyard and launched on 26 August 1850. She was the lead ship of the two ship class of Furious-class frigate. She was built at a cost of £64,794, of which her machinery cost £24,577.
She became a coal hulk at Portsmouth in March 1867 and was sold for breaking up in 1884 to Castle, of Charlton.
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