-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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Alexander Marr

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Date of birth: 26th July 1897
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Previous occupation: Labourer Sawmill
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: J27527
Joined Hood First time: 1st April 1920 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood First time: 12th July 1921 (Leading Seaman)
Joined Hood time: 1st April 1920 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood time: 12th July 1921 (Leading Seaman)





Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.




History of ships served in and ratings held:


Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
17th September 191330th April 1914GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st May 191419th May 1914GangesBoy 1st ClassADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
20th May 19142nd August 1914Royal ArthurBoy 1st ClassADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
3rd August 191416th September 1914Pembroke IBoy 1st ClassADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
17th September 191430th September 1914Edinburgh CastleBoy 1st ClassADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st October 191425th July 1915AlbionBoy 1st ClassADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
26th July 191516th January 1916AlbionOrdinary SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
17th January 191628th February 1916AnemoneOrdinary SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
29th February 19161st December 1917AnemoneAble SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd December 191727th May 1918Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
28th May 191817th December 1919LeanderAble SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
18th December 191923rd February 1920Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
24th February 192031st March 1920Crescent (Hood)Able SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st April 192030th November 1920HoodAble SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st December 192012th July 1921HoodLeading SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
13th July 192113th July 1921Vivid ILeading SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
14th July 19215th July 1923Columbine (Wolverine)Leading SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
6th July 192320th September 1923Vivid ILeading SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
21st September 19236th February 1925Columbine (Senator)Leading SeamanADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th February 192520th March 1925Columbine (Senator)Acting Petty OfficerADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
21st March 19258th May 1925Vivid IActing Petty OfficerADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
9th May 192530th June 1925EgmontActing Petty OfficerADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st July 19256th February 1926Egmont (Chrysanthemum)Acting Petty OfficerADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th February 192621st August 1927Egmont (Chrysanthemum)Petty OfficerADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
22nd August 192713th May 1929Vivid IPetty OfficerADM188/705
via WW1 Lives at Sea
14th May 19298th June 1932RenownPetty OfficerADM363/96
9th June 193223rd August 1932Vivid IPetty OfficerADM363/96
24th August 193216th July 1934CaradocPetty OfficerADM363/96
17th July 193424th August 1934Drake IPetty OfficerADM363/96
25th August 19343rd January 1935Boscawen (Kennett)Petty OfficerADM363/96
4th January 19356th May 1935Boscawen (Kennett)Chief Petty OfficerADM363/96
7th May 193529th January 1937Osprey (Kennett)Chief Petty OfficerADM363/96
30th January 193724th July 1937Osprey (Tourmaline)Chief Petty OfficerADM363/96
25th July 19373rd July 1938Shore PensionedChief Petty OfficerADM363/96
4th July 19384th July 1938Victory I (for Controller Mining)Able SeamanADM363/96
5th July 193824th July 1938Victory I (for Controller Mining)Petty OfficerADM363/96
25th July 193827th September 1938OspreyPetty OfficerADM363/96
28th September 19383rd October 1938Victory I (for Controller Mining)Petty OfficerADM363/96
4th October 193822nd May 1941Shore engagement terminatedPetty OfficerADM363/96
23rd May 194125th August 1941Drake IChief Petty OfficerADM363/96
26th August 19418th September 1941Drake IChief Petty OfficerADM363/96
9th September 194111th October 1945SpartiateChief Petty OfficerADM363/96
12th October 1945Released in Class AChief Petty OfficerADM363/96


Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Memorials
No known memorials



Sources
Service Record: ADM363/96(Ancestry)
ADM188/705 via WW1 Lives at Sea