-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Ernest George Northcott

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Date of birth: 17th June 1898
Place of birth: Launceston, Cornwall, England
Previous occupation: Greenwich School Boy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: J28557
Joined Hood: 15th May 1923 (Leading Seaman)
Left Hood: 6th January 1926 (Acting Petty Officer)







Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.




History of ships served in and ratings held:


Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
20th November 19137th May 1914GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
8th May 191429th October 1914GangesBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
30th October 191410th December 1914Vivid IBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
11th December 19148th June 1915CaribbeanBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
9th June 191526th June 1915VictorianBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
27th June 191519th August 1915VictorianOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
20th August 191518th October 1915Vivid IOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
19th October 191520th December 1915ArgyllOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
21st December 191518th June 1916Vivid IOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
19th June 191617th July 1916Wallington (Cricket)Ordinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
18th July 191630th September 1918Wallington (Cricket)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st October 191816th October 1918Pembroke (Cricket)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
17th October 191812th November 1918Monitor (25) (Cricket)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
13th November 191831st May 1919Monitor (25) (Cricket)Leading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st June 191920th September 1919Fox (Cricket)Leading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
21st September 19191st November 1920Vivid ILeading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd November 19201st August 1921ConcordLeading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd August 192115th August 1921MonarchLeading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
16th August 192114th May 1923Vivid ILeading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
15th May 192313th December 1925HoodLeading SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
14th December 19256th January 1926HoodActing Petty OfficerADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th January 192631st August 1926ThundererActing Petty OfficerADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st September 192613th December 1926ErebusActing Petty OfficerADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
14th December 192626th April 1927ErebusPetty OfficerADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
27th April 192729th April 1927Vivid IPetty OfficerADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
30th April 19276th May 1929Emperor of IndiaPetty OfficerADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th May 19296th June 1929BenbowPetty OfficerADM363/97
7th June 19296th May 1930Vivid IPetty OfficerADM363/97
7th May 193024th January 1933Queen ElizabethPetty OfficerADM363/97
25th January 193331st December 1933Vivid IPetty OfficerADM363/97
1st January 193421st February 1934Drake IPetty OfficerADM363/97
22nd February 193431st March 1936TamarPetty OfficerADM363/97
1st April 193611th July 1936Drake IPetty OfficerADM363/97
12th July 193620th August 1936Drake IChief Petty OfficerADM363/97
21st August 193616th May 1938Royal OakChief Petty OfficerADM363/97
17th May 193815th June 1938Drake IChief Petty OfficerADM363/97
16th June 193827th September 1938Shore PensionedChief Petty OfficerADM363/97
28th September 19381st October 1938Drake I (Mobilised)Chief Petty OfficerADM363/97
2nd October 193830th October 1941DemobilisedChief Petty OfficerADM363/97
31st October 1941Caroline (Philocletes)Chief Petty OfficerADM363/97


Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Memorials
No known memorials



Sources
The Empire Cruise by VC Scott O'Connor
ADM188/704 via WW1 Lives at Sea