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Remembering HMS Hood

80 years since the loss of HMS Hood

On May 21st it will be exactly 80 years since HMS sailed from Scapa Flow on her final voyage. Three days later she was sunk by the Bismarck in a sequence of events that led to the end of the great German battleship as well. The Hood was so renowned that her loss was a [...]

May 7, 2021 Moya McDonald NEWS, Online events: Remembering HMS Hood Comments Off
England, Marine: HMS Hood

HMS Hood, Last of her kind

HMS Hood has a strong claim to being the most famous warship of the 20th century, a paragon of the might of British sea power between the wars yet ultimately a tragic symbol of loss at sea. Hood was the biggest battlecruiser ever built, the largest warship in the world throughout her career and the [...]

May 7, 2021 William Sutherland Archaeology & History, Online events: Remembering HMS Hood Comments Off