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|align="center" colspan="2"|'''H.M.S. ''Black Prince'''''
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|fatedate=31 May, 1916{{Conways1860|p. 72}}
!style="color: white; height: 30px; background: crimson;"| Career
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|order=1902-03 Programme{{Conways1860|p. 72}}
!style="color: white; height: 30px; background: crimson;"| Details
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|name=Black Prince
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|launch=8 Nov, 1904{{Conways1860|p. 72}}
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|builder=[[Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company]], Blackwall{{Conways1860|p. 72}}
|65 (1914)<ref>Dittmar; Colledge.  ''British Warships: 1914-1919''.  p. 44.</ref>
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|laid=3 Jun, 1903{{Conways1860|p. 72}}
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|fate=Sunk
|Built By:
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|pend=65 (1914){{DittColl|p. 44}}
|[[Thames Iron Works]]
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|Laid down:
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|January, 1903
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|Launched:
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|8 November, 1904
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|Commissioned:
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|January, 1906
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|Sunk:
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|31 May, 1916
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|Fate:
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|Lost with all hands
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!colspan="2" align="center" style="color: white; height: 30px; background: crimson  no-repeat scroll top left;"|General Characteristics
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|Displacement:
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|13,965 tons (Deep Load)
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|Length:
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|505½ feet (o.a.) 480 feet
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|Beam:
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|73½ feet
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|Draught:
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|27 feet
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|Propulsion:
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|4 [[Parsons Marine Steam Turbines|Parsons]] single reduction steam turbines, 4 shafts, 23,000 shp
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|Speed:
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|21 knots
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|Range:
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|5,720 miles at 10 knots
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|Complement:
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|789
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|Armament:
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==Career==
 
''Black Prince'' had her nucleus crew completed to full complement at Chatham Dockyard on 27 March, 1906, for service in the [[Second Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|Second Cruiser Squadron]].<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 28 March, 1906.  Issue '''37979''', col D, pg. 10.</ref>
 
  
==Alterations==
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==Service==
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''Black Prince'' had her nucleus crew completed to full complement at Chatham Dockyard on 27 March, 1906, for service in the [[Second Cruiser Squadron (Royal Navy)|Second Cruiser Squadron]].<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Wednesday, 28 March, 1906.  Issue '''37979''', col D, p. 10.</ref>
  
==Captains==
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As part of the Channel Fleet, ''Black Prince'' started a refit on 29 February 1908.  She was due to emerge on 29 April.<ref>Report from Charles Beresford dated 18 April 1908 in ''Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office'' at {{TNA|ADM 116/942}}, unnumbered folio halfway within series.  p. 1.</ref>
Dates of appointment given:
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*{{CaptRN}} [[Bernard Currey]], 1 February, 1906.<ref>Currey Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/42. f. 36.</ref>
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Recommissioned at Portsmouth on 23 April 1912, by mid-1913 she was part of the {{UK-CS|1}} in the Mediterranean.{{NLJul13|p. 284}}
*Captain [[Richard Purefoy FitzGerald Purefoy|Richard P. F. Purefoy]], 21 December, 1906.<ref>''Navy List'' (October, 1908)p. 284.</ref>
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*Captain [[Ernest Gillbe Barton|Ernest G. Barton]], 5 January, 1909.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 1 December, 1908.  Issue '''38818''', col E, pg. 6.</ref>
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==Radio==
*Captain [[Heathcoat Salusbury Grant|Heathcoat S. Grant]], 12 January, 1911.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 17 December, 1910.  Issue '''39458''', col A, pg. 8.</ref>
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In mid-1913, it was decided to purchase a [[Type 9 Wireless Set|Type 9 Cruiser Auxiliary set]] for her.{{ARTS1913|W/T Appendix, p. 13}}
*Captain [[John Scott Luard|John S. Luard]], 26 March, 1912.<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices)''The Times''Saturday, 23 March, 1912Issue '''39854''', col C, pg. 6.</ref>
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*Captain [[Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown|Frederick D. Gilpin-Brown]], 10 April, 1913,<ref>''Navy List'' (December, 1914). p. 283.</ref> in command at outbreak of war.<ref>Corbett. ''Naval Operations'', '''Volume I''', p. 440.</ref>
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==Captains==
*Captain [[James Douglas Dick|James D. Dick]], 3 January, 1915.<ref>''Navy List'' (October, 1915)p. 392''k''.</ref>
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Dates of appointment are provided when known.
*Captain [[Thomas Parry Bonham|Thomas P. Bonham]], 22 January, 1916.<ref>Bonham Service Record.  The National Archives.  ADM 196/43.  Folio number unreadable.</ref>
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=Bernard Currey|nick=Bernard Currey|appt=1 February, 1906<ref>Currey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}} f. 36.</ref>|precBy=New Command|end=21 December, 1906<ref>Currey Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}} f. 36.</ref>|note=and as Flag Captain to Poë<ref>Which one?</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Richard Purefoy FitzGerald Purefoy|nick=Richard P. F. Purefoy|appt=21 December, 1906{{NLOct08|p. 284}}<ref>Purefoy Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.}} f. 617.</ref>|end=4 January, 1909<ref>Purefoy Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/20.}} f. 617.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Ernest Gillbe Barton|nick=Ernest G. Barton|appt=5 January, 1909{{NLJan10|p. 284}}<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Tuesday, 1 December, 1908.  Issue '''38818''', col E, p. 6.</ref>|end=12 January, 1911<ref>Barton Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 74.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Heathcoat Salusbury Grant|nick=Heathcoat S. Grant|appt=12 January, 1911<ref>"Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices).  ''The Times''.  Saturday, 17 December, 1910.  Issue '''39458''', col A, p. 8.</ref><ref>Grant Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.|}} f. 338.</ref>|end=25 March, 1912<ref>Grant Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/20.|}} f. 338.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=John Scott Luard|nick=John S. Luard|appt=26 March, 1912<ref>Luard Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/42.}} f. 313.</ref>{{NLAug12|p. 284}}|end=10 April, 1913<ref>Luard Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 313.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown|nick=Frederick D. Gilpin-Brown|appt=10 April, 1913{{NLDec14|p. 283}}|end=3 January, 1915{{NLDec14|p. 283}}{{NLOct15|p. 392''k''}}}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=James Douglas Dick|nick=James D. Dick|appt=3 January, 1915{{NLOct15|p. 392''k''}}|end=22 January, 1916<ref>Dick Service Record{{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 204.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Thomas Parry Bonham|nick=Thomas P. Bonham|appt=22 January, 1916<ref>Bonham Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}} f. 295.</ref>|end=1 June, 1916|succBy=Vessel Lost|note=killed when ship lost under his command at the [[Battle of Jutland]]}}
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==Footnotes==
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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Latest revision as of 08:24, 29 June 2018

H.M.S. Black Prince (1904)
Pendant Number: 65 (1914)[1]
Builder: Thames Ironworks, Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Blackwall[2]
Ordered: 1902-03 Programme[3]
Laid down: 3 Jun, 1903[4]
Launched: 8 Nov, 1904[5]
Completed: 27 Mar, 1906[6]
Sunk: 31 May, 1916[7]
Fate: Lost with all hands


Service

Black Prince had her nucleus crew completed to full complement at Chatham Dockyard on 27 March, 1906, for service in the Second Cruiser Squadron.[8]

As part of the Channel Fleet, Black Prince started a refit on 29 February 1908. She was due to emerge on 29 April.[9]

Recommissioned at Portsmouth on 23 April 1912, by mid-1913 she was part of the First Cruiser Squadron in the Mediterranean.[10]

Radio

In mid-1913, it was decided to purchase a Type 9 Cruiser Auxiliary set for her.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 44.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 72.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 72.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 72.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 72.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1908). p. 284.
  7. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 72.
  8. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 28 March, 1906. Issue 37979, col D, p. 10.
  9. Report from Charles Beresford dated 18 April 1908 in Naval Policy - Strategy - Tactics: Miscellaneous papers from Private Office received by record office at The National Archives. ADM 116/942, unnumbered folio halfway within series. p. 1.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 284.
  11. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1913. W/T Appendix, p. 13.
  12. Currey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 36.
  13. Currey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 36.
  14. Which one?
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 284.
  16. Purefoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 617.
  17. Purefoy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 617.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 284.
  19. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 1 December, 1908. Issue 38818, col E, p. 6.
  20. Barton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 74.
  21. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 17 December, 1910. Issue 39458, col A, p. 8.
  22. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 338.
  23. Grant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20. f. 338.
  24. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  25. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 284.
  26. Luard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 313.
  27. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 283.
  28. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 283.
  29. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392k.
  30. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 392k.
  31. Dick Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 204.
  32. Bonham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 295.

Bibliography

  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.
  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).

See Also


Duke of Edinburgh Class Armoured Cruiser
  Black Prince Duke of Edinburgh  
<– Devonshire Class Major Cruisers (UK) Warrior Class –>