H.M.S. Black Prince (1904)

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H.M.S. Black Prince
Career Details
Pendant: 65 (1914)[1]
Built By: Thames Iron Works
Laid down: January, 1903
Launched: 8 November, 1904
Commissioned: January, 1906
Sunk: 31 May, 1916
Fate: Lost with all hands
General Characteristics
Displacement: 13,965 tons (Deep Load)
Length: 505½ feet (o.a.) 480 feet
Beam: 73½ feet
Draught: 27 feet
Propulsion: 4 Parsons single reduction steam turbines, 4 shafts, 23,000 shp
Speed: 21 knots
Range: 5,720 miles at 10 knots
Complement: 789
Armament:

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.[2]

Alterations

Captains

Dates of appointment given:

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships: 1914-1919. p. 44.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 28 March, 1906. Issue 37979, col D, pg. 10.
  3. Currey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 36.
  4. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 10 November, 1906. Issue 38174, col B, pg. 13.
  5. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 1 December, 1908. Issue 38818, col E, pg. 6.
  6. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 17 December, 1910. Issue 39458, col A, pg. 8.
  7. "Naval and Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 23 March, 1912. Issue 39854, col C, pg. 6.
  8. Navy List (December, 1914). p. 283.
  9. Navy List (October, 1915). p. 392k.
  10. Bonham Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. Folio number unreadable.

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External Source

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