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==Career==
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==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 (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>
 
''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>
  
 
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>
 
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>
  
Recommissioned at =Portsmouth on 23 April 1912, by mid-1913 she was part of the {{UK-CS|1}} in the Mediterranean.<ref>''The Navy List'' (July, 1913).  p. 284.</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}}
  
==Captains==
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==Radio==
Dates of appointment given:
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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}}
  
*{{CaptRN}} [[Bernard Currey]], 1 February, 1906.<ref>Currey Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42}}. f. 36.</ref>
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==Captains==
*Captain [[Richard Purefoy FitzGerald Purefoy|Richard P. F. Purefoy]], 21 December, 1906.<ref>''The Navy List'' (October, 1908)p. 284.</ref>
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Dates of appointment are provided when known.
*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, p. 6.</ref>
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*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, p. 8.</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>}}
*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, p. 6.</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>}}
*Captain [[Frederick Dundas Gilpin-Brown|Frederick D. Gilpin-Brown]], 10 April, 1913,<ref>''The 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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{{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>}}
*Captain [[James Douglas Dick|James D. Dick]], 3 January, 1915.<ref>''The Navy List'' (October, 1915)p. 392''k''.</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>}}
*Captain [[Thomas Parry Bonham|Thomas P. Bonham]], 22 January, 1916.<ref>Bonham Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43}}. Folio number not legible.</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 –>