HMS BLACKWOOD

BLACKWOOD 1

A 1,150 ton ‘DE’ Captain Class Frigate [60M] – Captain Commander (RN) Sly. (Divers Guide; Weymouth & Portland: Ed 5 p31 Wk. No.36) & (Detail in LARN) – Torpedoed and sunk by the German Submarine U-764 with the loss of 5 officers and 53 ratings. 4 officers including the Captain were saved. (Clarke: GPS; 50 12.20N; 02 14.60W) SRN: Vol. 1 p77 & Dictionary of Disaster at Sea: Vol. 1 p88.


Day of Loss: 15

Month of Loss: 6

Year of Loss: 1944


Longitude: 50 12.20

Latitude: 02 14.60


Approximate Depth: 60

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