HMS Fury (1935) DD (9th)
This the ninth ship to carry the name HMS Fury was an F Class,
Built by White, laid down 19-May-1933, launched 10-Sep-1934, and commissioned 18-May-1935.
On completion formed the 6th Destroyer Flotilla (with her sister ships), with the Home Fleet.
Took part in the King George V Silver Jubilee Fleet Review 16-Jul-1935.
The F Class Flotilla was renumbered the 8th in May 1939.
Took part in Norwegian operations then mid-1940 joined force H.
Returned early 1942 for Arctic convoy duty.
To the Mediterranean 1943 and saw action at Salerno and the Aegean Sea.
Struck a mine 21-Jun-1944 off the Cotentin peninsula and driven ashore in a gale. Assessed as a Constructive Loss. Salvaged and towed to Barrow for breaking up.
This page last edited -
12 February, 2013.
Copyright © Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.