In 1946, the cruiser was loaned to the Royal New Zealand Navy, becoming HMNZS Black Prince. HMNZS BLACK PRINCE "The End Of The Line" £24.99. JC's Blog about Naval, Air and other Military - Photos and News Japanin antauduttua alus pysyi Kauko-Idässä, kunnes se lainattiin 1946 Uuden Seelannin laivastolle. In 1/48 scale, the model is about 10 feet long, and requires 37 Kilos of ballast, leading to her local nickname, "HMS Hernia" (Black Prince is in the background) Every order comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from IMS Vintage Photos. Bellona was refitted in 1954 and had sea-trials in May-June of that year. HMNZS Black Prince New Zealand Didi-Class cruiser at the Grand Harbour Malta August 1953 HMNZS Black Prince in Malta 1953 1 photo in this album View or comment on John Currin’s album » Google+ makes sharing on the web more like sharing in real life. hmnzs black prince, new zealand dido class cruiser. HMNZS Black Prince accidentally bombards the post office at Currarong, near Jervis Bay NSW. HMNZS BLACK PRINCE The Royal New Zealand Navy’s cruiser BLACK PRINCE left New Zealand in March 1953 and joined H.M.A.S. Bellona made several tours of the Islands and New Zealand before being laid up in Reserve to be replaced by her sister ship HMNZS Black Prince. Generic aftermarket set. At full capacity, she could steam for 8,130 nautical miles (15,060 km; 9,360 mi) at a speed of 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph). [17], The wrecksite is designated as a protected place under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986. The cruiser Black Prince replaced Achilles in 1946 and served New Zealand well during the 1950s. The cruiser was docked for modernisation in 1947, but in April, her sailors walked off the ship as part of a series of mutinies in the RNZN. Do you have 5 minutes to help us improve our website? The ship was named after Prince Edward (1330-1376) the son of King Edward III, and he wore black armour when he went into battle and was one of England's most famous warriors. Twenty Vickers QF 3-pounders were fitted, six on turret roofs and fourteen in the superstructure. HMNZS Black Prince: C81 Cruiser Dido class: 1946 1961 Returned to Royal Navy HMNZS Breeze: T02 Minesweeper: Converted merchant boat: 1942 1944 HMNZS Canterbury: F421 Frigate: Leander class: 1971 2005 Scuttled as a dive wreck November 2007 HMNZS Canterbury: L421 Multi-role vessel 2007 current HMNZS Charles Upham: A02 Logistics support 1995 1998 5-Mar-1944: 80th Motor Launch Flotilla arrived Russell Islands (refer 7 February) 5-Mar-1956 Name: HMNZS Black Prince Commissioned: 17 April 1946 Out of service: Returned to Royal Navy control on 1 April 1961 General characteristics Class and type: Dido-class light cruiser Displacement: 5,950 tons standard 7,200 tons full load Length: 485 ft (148 m) pp 512 ft (156 m) oa Beam: 50.5 ft (15.4 m) Draught: 14 ft (4.3 m) The circumstances under which she sank were mysterious for some years after. HMS Black Prince was a Duke of Edinburgh-class armoured cruiser built for the Royal Navy in the early 1900s. On return the ship was placed in reserve, HMNZS Black Prince being commissioned as a replacement. Nameplate reads "HMNZS Black Prince" in Arial font with decorative, nautical rope border. [7], Black Prince was modified in March 1916 as a result of lessons learned at the Battle of Coronel, with the 6-inch guns removed from their casemates and replaced by six 6-inch guns mounted individually behind shields between the beam 9.2-inch turrets. None of our partner shops or mates has this currently for sale. Generic aftermarket set. In December, she embarked sixteen RNZNVR ratings from HMNZS Ngapona and took them for training in the Bay of Islands. HMNZS. In-box reviews. Free exhibitions held in venues, which do not charge an entry fee. The engines were powered by 20 Babcock & Wilcox water-tube boilers and six cylindrical boilers. Box contents Designed for. I’ve been over her wreck on the North Sea in April 2015 and seen the extended hull torpedo launch ramp. The ship had an overall length of 505 feet 6 inches (154.1 m), a beam of 73 feet 6 inches (22.4 m) and a draught of 27 feet (8.2 m). A new Navy book just published by Gerry Wright. The next books will be HMNZS Bellona followed by HMNZS Royalist. Prolific writer of New Zealand Naval history Gerry Wright has completed his 18th book. We don't know about any in-box reviews for this HMNZS Black Prince (#np-Black Prince-9) from Model Monkey. Black Prince was named after Prince Edward (1330-1376), the eldest son of King Edward III. Catalogue description HMNZS Black Prince choking of diesel fuel filters Ordering and viewing options This record has not been digitised and cannot be downloaded. 252 pages, A5 format, illustrated. HMS Black Prince palasi 1. huhtikuuta 1962 modernisoimattomana Kuninkaallisen laivaston valvontaan. Obtained before any reuse of this image is: © IWM a 32656 of this image News... Of an entire ship ’ s company at night s cruiser Black Prince transferred... 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