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HMS Blackwood K313 (DE 4)

Evarts Class

Named after Captain H Blackwood of the Euryalus at Trafalgar.

Laid Down
22nd September 1942 at Boston Navy Yard
23rd November 1942
27th March 1943
Date returned to US Navy
Not returned.
Torpedoed by U 764 North West of Cap de la Hague on 15th June 1944, the fore part of the ship was blown off and sank, the hulk sank under tow south of Portland. 57 members of the crew were killed.
Commanding Officers
Commanding Officers Commander E Chavasse RN October 1943
Lt Cdr L T Sly RNR January 1944

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