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Here's an earlier thread on the subject;
The idea is somewhat interesting, but dragging a black hole around adds a lot of mass to the ship which needs to be accelerated as well (that means it is less efficient than a beamrider or boostbeam). There is a problem with the characteristics of the drive as well - the emissions start very slowly, then rapidly build up in the last few seconds of the black hole's life- so unless you want to accelerate at a fraction of a gee for years, then suddenly start accelerating at 100 gees this is not the drive for you.
Note that we do have artificial black holes in the scenario,
which are used for various purposes, but rarely for propulsion.