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HMS Black Prince
| Name :
HMS Black Prince |
Laid Down : 1st December 1939
Launched : 27th September 1942
Completed : 30th November 1943
Type : Cruiser
Class : Bellona
Builder : Harland and Wolff
Country : UK
Sequence : This is the 5th ship with this name.
Pennants : 81, C81, C164 BPF
Fate : To New Zealand 25th May 1946. Returned to Royal Navy control on April 1st 1961. Scrapped at Osaka May 1962.
Later became : HMNZS Black Prince
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HMS Black Prince, 1953.
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|HMS Black Prince - Operational History|
Abstract : An article about the operational record of HMS Black Prince in the second world war.
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Known Crew Details :
Start of Service
End of Service
22nd July 1944
29th September 1945
19th October 1945
2nd November 1945
Timeline Entries :
2nd December 1939 - Laid down at Harland & Wolff (Belfast)
27th August 1942 - Pennant Number 81
27th August 1942 - Launched
20th November 1943 - Commissioned
30th November 1943 - Commissioned
29th December 1943 - Sailed Scapa Flow
16th October 1944 - Flagship of Rear Admiral J.M. Mansfield
November 1944 - British Pacific Fleet
November 1944 - Capt. G. V. Gladstone
16th January 1945 - Formed Part of Force 63
16th July 1945 - Attacked the Tokyo area
17th July 1945 - Attacked the Tokyo Area
21st November 1945 - Arrived Tsingtao
1962 - Broken up
Database Currently Holds : 6274 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 16:06, February 28, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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