Allied Warships

USS Fury (PG-69)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantPG-69 
Built byFleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Ordered31 Aug 1939 
Laid down26 Mar 1940 
Launched5 Sep 1940 
Commissioned17 Mar 1942 
End service22 Aug 1945 
History

Commissioned at Liverpool, England on 17 March 1942.
Decommissioned at Harwich, England on 22 August 1945 and returned to the Royal Navy the same day.

 
Former nameHMS Larkspur

Commands listed for USS Fury (PG-69)

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1Lt. Noah Adair, Jr., USN17 Mar 1942 (1)

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Notable events involving Fury include:


3 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Arctic Explorer (T/Lt. C. Pawley, RNVR), HMS Beagle (Lt.Cdr. R.T. White, DSO and Bar, RN), USS Temptress (Lt.Cdr. W.H. Kirvan, USN) and USS Fury (Lt. N. Adair, Jr., USN). (2)

Sources

  1. http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/f5/fury.htm
  2. File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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