-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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Spencer Barton Lemon

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Date of birth: 15th June 1887
Place of birth: Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Previous occupation: Errand Boy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: 231802
Joined Hood: 15th May 1923 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 9th November 1923 (Able Seaman)







Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.




History of ships served in and ratings held:


Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
10th August 19046th October 1904Pembroke IBoy 2nd ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th October 19048th November 1904NorthamptonBoy 2nd ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
9th November 190414th November 1904NorthamptonBoy 1st ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
15th November 19046th January 1905HawkeBoy 1st ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
7th January 190520th February 1905Vivid IBoy 1st ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
21st February 190531st March 1905BarfleurBoy 1st ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st April 190514th June 1905VengeanceBoy 1st ClassADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
15th June 190527th August 1905VengeanceOrdinary SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
28th August 190526th February 1906Vivid IOrdinary SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
27th February 19067th June 1907CornwallisOrdinary SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
8th June 19073rd June 1908CornwallisAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
4th June 190827th June 1908Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
28th June 190818th January 1910TheseusAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
19th January 19102nd March 1910Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
3rd March 191015th May 1911LeviathanAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
16th May 191130th May 1911Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
31st May 191118th October 1911ImpregnableAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
19th October 191127th October 1911Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
28th October 191113th May 1912TheseusAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
14th May 191230th June 1913MagnificentAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st July 191311th June 1914BlakeAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
12th June 19141st August 1914Victory IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd August 19142nd October 1914Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
3rd October 191423rd October 1914TigerAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
24th October 19141st May 1915Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd May 191529th May 1918BellerophonAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
30th May 19185th August 1918Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
6th August 191819th August 1918BerwickAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
20th August 191824th October 1918Pembroke IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
25th October 191812th August 1919BerwickAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
13th August 19194th January 1920Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
5th January 192031st January 1921CricketAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
1st February 19211st July 1921Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd July 19211st February 1923ValiantAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
2nd February 192314th May 1923Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
15th May 19239th November 1923HoodAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea
10th November 19232nd January 1924Vivid IAble SeamanADM188/410
via WW1 Lives at Sea


Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Memorials
No known memorials



Sources
ADM188/410 via WW1 Lives at Sea