-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Crew List
Updated 07-Mar-2010

This part of the site offers a searchable database of the H.M.S. Roll of Honour who match particular criteria such as rank / rating, age, home town etc.

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Ranks / rates are the highest known for each man during his time serving in Hood.

16 men are known to have served in Hood and reached the rank of Captain


SurnameForenamesRank / RatingService No.FromTo
Thomas HughCaptainN/A1. Unknown
2. Unknown
1. Unknown
2. Unknown
Thomas DesmondCaptain 19th August 194024th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Wilfred FranklinCaptainN/A19th August 194024th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Irvine GordonCaptainN/A19th August 194024th May 1941 (loss of ship)
John KnowlesCaptainnone19th August 194024th May 1941 (loss of ship)
E.G.CaptainN/Aabout 1940about 1940
RalphCaptainN/A15th February 194124th May 1941 (loss of ship)
GeoffreyCaptainN/A15th February 194124th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Julian Francis ChichesterCaptainnone15th February 194124th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Arthur FrancisCaptainN/A15th February 194124th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Harold OwenCaptainN/A15th February 194124th May 1941 (loss of ship)
J.S.S.CaptainN/Aabout 1937about 1938
WilfredCaptainN/Aabout 1937about 1938
Francis Thomas ButlerCaptainN/Aabout 1937about 1938
Harold Thomas CoulthardCaptainN/Aabout 1937about 1938
Basil GeorgeCaptain March 1931April 1931