-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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William McGrory

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Date of birth: 23rd April 1897
Place of birth: Killybegs, Donegal, Ireland
Previous occupation: Farm Labourer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: J26818
Joined Hood: 26th July 1922 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 15th November 1923 (Able Seaman)







Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.




History of ships served in and ratings held:


Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
3rd November 191329th August 1914ImpregnableBoy 2nd ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
30th August 19144th October 1914ImpregnableBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
5th October 191425th October 1914Vivid IBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
26th October 191422nd April 1915Revenge OldBoy 1st ClassADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
23rd April 191530th June 1915Revenge OldOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st July 19156th October 1915RedoubtableOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th October 191524th November 1915Vivid IOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
25th November 191524th May 1916WarspiteOrdinary SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
25th May 19161st May 1917WarspiteAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd May 191714th September 1917Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
15th September 191728th February 1918Actaeon (Ernest)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st March 191815th September 1918Boadicea II (Ernest)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
16th September 191829th January 1919Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
30th January 191924th February 1919Vivid II (Mounsey)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
25th February 19196th March 1919Apollo (Mounsey)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th March 191931st March 1919Columbine (Mounsey)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st April 191913th May 1919Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
14th May 191923rd November 1919CalliopeAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
24th November 19192nd December 1919Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
3rd December 191931st December 1920Columbine (Malcolm)Able SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st January 192225th July 1922Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
26th July 192215th November 1923HoodAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea
16th November 19232nd July 1924Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/704
via WW1 Lives at Sea


Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Memorials
No known memorials



Sources
ADM188/704 via WW1 Lives at Sea