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Offline HarrisPG

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Royal Navy - Vessel "Furious" at Sheerness circa 1901?
« on: Sunday 07 January 18 11:32 GMT (UK) »
Hello All,

I have a family member who is shown on the 1901 census being in the Royal Navy (Stoker 2 Cl) at Sheerness on the vessel "Furious".  My research has come up with two HMS Furious vessels, one built in 1850 and broke up in 1884, the other was launched 1916.  So, I am puzzled as to what vessel he was on at the time of the census?  Any ideas you have that can help me?

Many Thanks......... Paul

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Re: Royal Navy - Vessel "Furious" at Sheerness circa 1901?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 07 January 18 11:46 GMT (UK) »
This would have been the 1896 Furious, an Arrogant class cruiser:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrogant-class_cruiser

Voyage to Sheerness referred to here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Sappho_(1891)

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